Cynthia Lorene (Barnes) Crowe

Born: Wed., Jun. 24, 1959
Died: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Nov. 30, 2018
Location: Long House Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 01, 2018
Location: Long House Funeral Home

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Cynthia L. Crowe, 59, died unexpectedly but peacefully in her Fathers house, surrounded by her beloved church family on Sunday, November 25, 2018.

Born 1959 on June 24 in Alameda County, California.  Moved back to North Carolina later that year.  Her mother was Louisa Barnes and she had 3 sisters Marion, Edwina, and Esther and 2 brothers, Clayton and Matt and a twin brother that passed at birth.  She graduated from Cherokee High School in 1977 and worked various jobs but favored the Indian Village job where she had many friends.  Married in 1979, Feb. 9, to Warren Crowe, Jr.  She had 2 sons and raised one from childrens home, Shorty Kirkland, Warren the 3rd, and Nick Crowe.  

She was an active member of the Big Y Community Club, receiving the Quiet Hero Award in 2016.  She was a faithful member of the Bigwitch Baptist Church, and Sunday School Teacher.  She was also a talented craftsman.  

Cynthia is survived by her husband, Warren Crowe, Jr.; her children, Warren H. (Brute) Crowe, III of Cherokee, Nick Crowe of Tennessee, and Shorty Kirkland of Robbinsville; 8 Grandchildren; one brother, Matt Barnes; two sisters, Edwina Jones and husband Kermit, and Esther Barnes.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Louisa Barnes; one brother, Clayton Crowe; one sister, Marion Sherrill; a nephew, Dink Sherrill.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 6 pm until 8 pm at Long House Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11 AM at Long House Funeral Home.  Pastors Jimbo Sneed, Ben Reed, and James “Bo” Parris will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Bo Crowe, Mason Driver, Scrappy Sherrill, Stevie Sherrill, Jesse Sneed, and Alan Rogers.

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