Lorn Haldane Crowe, Sr.

September 18, 1932April 2, 2021

Lorn Haldane Crowe, Sr passed away at the age of 88 on Friday, April 2, 2021 at his home in Memphis, Tennessee. He was born on September 18, 1932 to Melton E Crowe and Ester Neal Crowe in Seminole, Oklahoma. He is survived by his wife of over 61 years, Beverly Jean Wellington Crowe and his children; Haldane Crowe, Jr (Dawn) of Colorado Springs CO, Kevin Crowe (Wanda) of Iberia MO, Christie Bradford (Steve) of Portageville MO. His three grandchildren; Carol Anne Crowe (Seth), Chris Allen Crowe (Emily), Brandon Scott Bradford (Courtney) and Randi Lynn Bradford Nash (deceased). His eight great-grandchildren; Leigh Ann Nash (deceased), Blake Tyler, Hunter Tyler, Rhett Tyler, Judah Crowe, Benjamin Crowe, Levi Crowe, Blake Ivy Bradford and a host of other family and friends.

He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He worked for Ford Motor Company and after retirement worked at Synergy Gas Company. He enjoyed working periodically for the Memphis Stage Hands Union at the Orpheum Theater. He served as song leader and Elder for many years in the Christian Church. He was an avid gardener and loved Gospel Music and Opera Music. He loved to cheer on his alma mater Oklahoma University Football. His greatest joy in life was his family. He loved his wife dearly and adored his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He and his wife also cared for many foster children in their home throughout the years. He loved making people laugh by telling his silly jokes.

He served Jesus with his whole heart and he loved to talk about his faith in Christ with others. He will be missed by his family and so many friends he has made throughout his life.


  • Melton E. Crowe and Ester Neal Crowe, Parents (deceased)
  • Beverly Jean Wellington Crowe, Wife
  • Haldane Crowe, Jr. (Dawn), Child
  • Kevin Crowe (Wanda), Child
  • Christie Bradford (Steve), Child
  • Carol Anne Crowe (Seth), Grandchild
  • Chris Allen Crowe (Emily), Grandchild
  • Brandon Scott Bradford (Courtney), Grandchild
  • Randi Lynn Bradford Nash, Grandchild (deceased)
  • Leigh Ann Nash (deceased), Blake Tyler, Hunter Tyler, Rhett Tyler, Judah Crowe, Benjamin Crowe, Levi Crowe and Blake Ivy Bradford, Great-grandchildren
  • He also leaves behind a host of other family and friends.


  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021


Lorn Haldane Crowe, Sr.

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Steve and Carole "Cj" Johnson

April 7, 2021

Our hearts are heavy at the passing of Hal. Our memories of him are directly connected to Crestview Christian Church. Hal was a wonderful man.
Our deepest sympathy to Beverly, Christie, and the rest of the family.
Our prayers are for strength, comfort, and peace. Love to all.

Elijah Meredith

April 6, 2021

Judy and I extend our condolences to the family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Don W Todd

April 6, 2021

Hal was a very dear friend, who truly loved the Lord. As a fellow Okie, we shared a love of gospel music. He always enjoyed leading a song service.
Many fond memories.

Cindy Longmire

April 5, 2021

Mr. Hal was such a sweet gentleman. I was so lucky to get to know him and his precious wife- Mrs. Beverly.