Helen Louise Crowson, age 77, of Crockett passed away Friday, August 12, 2016 in the Winfield Nursing Center. Helen was born August 22, 1938 in Grants, New Mexico to parents, Johnnie Coy Hyett and Wretha Pearl Walker Hyett. She was retired from Crockett Elementary School as secretary after many years. Mrs. Crowson was a member of the Grace Street Church of Christ and also the Eastern Star.
She is survived by sons, Rayford Kenneth Crowson and wife, Cheryl of Lander, WY and James Marcus “Marc” Crowson of Crockett; grandchildren, Luke Crowson of Crockett, Cody Crowson and wife, Charity of Crockett, Chad LeBlanc and wife, Chasity of Grapeland, Michael Crowson of Logan, UT, Matt Crowson of Lander, WY, Samantha Vaughn Blackwell and husband, Jason of Elkhart, Shay Duke Smith and husband, Michael of Lufkin and Zach Duke of Lovelady; great-grandchildren, Lane and Brinley Crowson and several other special great-grandchildren; sister, Diann Blackwell and husband, Rick of Crockett; brother, Fred Hyett of Broom City and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Helen was preceded in death by husband, Cecil Rayford Crowson; parents, Johnnie Coy and Wretha Hyett; brother, Riley Hyett and daughter-in-law, Pam Millwee Crowson.
Funeral services for Helen Louise Crowson were held Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Randy Hargrove and Rev. Reggie Gregory officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery in Anderson County. Visitation will be Monday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311 www.diabetes.org/donate