January 14, 1933 – July 7, 2021
Lynn Lankford Crow, 88, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Lynn was born on January 14, 1933 in Waco, Texas to parents Edwin and Lena Crow. He attended Los Alamos High School in New Mexico and was an All-State football and basketball player. Lynn met and married JoAnn Morris while he was stationed in the US Air Force in Austin, Texas and they were happily married for 53 years. He was a member of the Pipefitter’s Union Local 211 and retired from Ethyl Corporation. Lynn loved the Lord and Church. He served as a Deacon and a teacher at First Baptist Church in Galena Park, Texas.
Lynn was known to all as PaPa Crow. He was one of 5 children. Having lost his only sister at infancy, he loved his brothers dearly and would spend time talking about them, even up to his last days. Everyone in the family knew how much he loved them. He enjoyed watching his grandkids play sports and other activities. He loved to fish and raise fox hounds, as he was the past president of the Texas Fox Hunters Association.
Lynn was preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn, his parents and his siblings, Erskine, Gerald, Doyle and Edwina.
He is survived by his children: son Chris Crow and wife Galynn and daughter Carolyn Zimmer and husband Mike; grandchildren: Kara Mitchell and husband Chris, Channing Lobpries and husband Eric, Cameron Crow and wife Rochelle, Kyle Bartel and wife Crystal, and Connor Crow; great grandchildren: Eden Fuentes, Everly Lobpries, Elle Lobpries, Barrett Bartel, Cora Mitchell, and Kenlei Crow.
Lynn’s favorite saying was “You Never Know…”
Friends are cordially invited to attend a visitation with the family at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, with the funeral service to follow at 11:00 A.M., at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, Texas 77546 (281) 992-7200, with Rev. Cameron Lynn Crow officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to College Baptist Church Youth Ministry in Big Springs, Texas.
Condolences may be sent to the Crow family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.