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Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home

1504 Loop Road, Jacksonville, AR

Phone: 501-982-2136

http://www.mooresjacksonvillefuneralhome.com

Jerry Barnes Crowder

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Published: October 12, 2017

Jerry Barnes Crowder, 76, of Little Rock passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. He rallied to the end still attending to the needs of family. He was born April 6, 1941 in Tupelo, Mississippi to Clyde Arold Crowder and Avis Emmaline Crowder. After graduating from high school Jerry served in the Arkansas National Gaurd. He graduated from State Teachers College (now UCA) in Conway in 1965 with a degree in Accounting and Finance. He retired from AGL Corporation in Jacksonville as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He was baptized in 1979 at Sixth and Izard Church of Christ in Little Rock. He was active in teaching Sunday school and living a Christian life. Jerry loved Volkswagens and was involved with the Central Arkansas Volks Folks for many years. He has a 1966 red Beetle he named "Chigger", which he loved to cruise around town on pretty days, but the thing he loved most was being a Dad and Papaw.

Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Emmie, oldest daughter Gina Crowder-Mabry of Little Rock and sister, Ruth Guida of Texas. Survivors include his loving children, Kera Crowder of Benton, Jeffrey Crowder & Jennifer Crowder of Little Rock, grandchildren, Audrey Allbritton, Sawyer Bracy, Brittany Sullivan (Billy), and Megan Tackett. Brett Sullivan is his great-grandson. In addition, he is survived by a brother, James Crowder and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services and interment will be held at Graceland Cemetery in Pine Bluff at 2 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home. Arrangements provided by Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home. (501) 982-2136. Online guestbook: www.mooresjacksonvillefuneralhome.com.

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