Gilbert Dale Crow

Born: Wed., Apr. 15, 1925
Died: Fri., Jul. 3, 2015


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Gilbert Dale Crow, age 90, of Jefferson City, TN passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 in the Jefferson City Health and Rehabilitation Centers surrounded by his family after a lengthy battle with cancer.

He was born April 15, 1925 the son of Lilly Dovie Belcher Crow and Gilbert Crow in Lawrenceville, IL. Mr. Crow was a WWII Veteran having enlisted in the US Navy in 1942 and served as a sonar repairman in the Pacific. He married Margaret Dolores Brown on August 15, 1950 and she survives. He is also survived by a sister Rosie Christine Crow Zimmerman, Houston, TX; son Steven D. Crow (Maryanna), Petersburg, IL; daughter Margaret Ann “Maggie” Clerk (Kevin), Dandridge, TN; grandchildren Stefanie Crow Branson, Petersburg, IL; Shawn Crow, Kent, WA; Erika Clerk, Charleston, SC; Whitney Clerk, Bloomington, IN; and great grandchildren Gabrielle Branson, Cydnee Crow, Isabelle Branson, Logan Crow and Madilynn Crow along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Lloyd Crow, Charles Vernon Crow, Rolla Charles “Bud” Crow, Eleanor Ruth Crow Johnson, John Eldon Crow, Betty Louise Crow Hartley and grand daughter Sarah Elizabeth Crow
Mr. Crow worked in the oil field for many years in the Robinson, IL area and also owned and operated the Marathon Service Station in Centralia, IL for several years. He had a strong work ethic which he practiced and passed along to his children and grandchildren. After retirement they moved to Haines City, FL where they resided for several years and moved to the Jefferson City, TN area two years ago to be near their daughter. Mr. Crow was formerly active with the Shrine, Masonic Lodge, Elks and VFW. He was a devoted husband and father who cherished spending time with his family and was an avid sports fan. He was a Protestant and of the Baptist faith.

Per his request, Mr. Crow was cremated and a Memorial Service will be held at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL, on Saturday October 10, 2015 at 11:00 AM with committall of cremated remains to follow in the Newlin Cemetery, rural Robinson, IL.  There will be a time of visitation at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL on Saturday October 10, 2015 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM.  

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, Shriner’s Crippled Children’s Fund or the charity of the donor’s choice.


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Eleanor Reeder Gaddis
   Posted Wed October 14, 2015
My condolences come to you In the passing of your husband. I remember so well working with you at the First National Bank in Robinson, Illinois as a bank teller. God bless you and I think about you so often.1

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