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Vera Bernice Crowe

September 12, 1943 — August 23, 2011

Vera Bernice Crowe, age 67, ofWest 11th Street, Rome, passed away Tuesday evening, August 23rd, 2011 at the residence.

A native of Polk County, Georgia, Mrs. Crowe was born on September 12th, 1943, the daughter of the late Archie and Daisy Miller Packer. She had spent the greater part of her life in Rome and was a 1961 graduate of Cedartown High School. Mrs. Crowe was of the Baptist Faith and prior to her retirement she was associated with Battey Machinery Company for 25 years and was also associated with her husband, Harold Crowe at Crowe's Upholstery of Rome. Mrs. Crowe was an avid fan of the Rome Braves. She was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Packer.

Survivors include her husband, Harold B F Crowe; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Michael Minshew of Rome, Janet and Ken Hardy of Hawkinsville, GA. and Teresa and David Fowler of Rome; 6 grandchildren, Abral Wilson, Trae and Kate Hardy, Amy Rogers, Adam Alford and Chelsea Fowler; 3 great-grandchildren, Felicity, Madison and Logan Rogers; 1 brother, Edward Packer and his wife, Gail of Cave Spring; 1 sister, Brenda Burns and her husband, Sonny of Cedartown; a sister-in-law, Hilda Packer of Cedartown. Nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Vera Bernice Crowe will be held on Saturday morning, August 27th, 2011 at 11 o'clock from the Parkview Chapel of Fred Talley's Funeral Home with the Rev. Owen "Bud" Davis and the Rev. Steve Nance officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens.

The following will serve as active pallbearers, Adam Alford, Shelton and Leroy Matthews, Jimmy Blackstock, James Slugger Howren, Tracey Packer and Jody Packer.

Mrs. Crowe will remain at Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel where the family will receive friends this (Friday) evening from 6 until 9 o'clock. At other hours they will be at the residence.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Crowe's memory to the National Prion Disease Surveillance Center, Pathology Department, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Pathology, #2085 Adelbert Road, Room 419, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-4907 (216-368-0587). (

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