Johnnie Elizabeth Crowder
Johnnie Elizabeth Crowder, age 86, of Greenback, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was retired from Levi Straus. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dock Junior Crowder; grandson, Christopher Roach; parents, Sam and Annie Brewster Cook; sister, Fay Cook; and brothers, R.B. and Ray Cook. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Linda Crowder and Laverne and Bill Birchfield; son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Mary Crowder; grandchildren, Sandra Sheedy, Brian Birchfield, Tonia Everett, and Tim and Brad Crowder; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Samuel and Benny Cook; special friends from Levi retiree group; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held 6 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Miller Funeral Home Cedar Chapel, Rev. Tyson McKeehan and Rev. Charles Parker officiating. Family and friends will gather 1 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at Marble Hill Cemetery for the interment. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, 982-6041, http://www.millerfuneralhome.org .