Alton W. Crow Sr.

January 19, 1953March 11, 2018

Alton W. Crow Sr., 65, of Oneonta, AL passed away on March 11, 2018. He was born at home in Straight Mountain, AL on January 19, 1953 to the late Duel Wesley and Virginia Lee Crow. Alton was a beloved father, brother, grandfather, and friend. He is survived by his children, Alton G. Crow Jr. and Triscia Lee Young (Christopher); his siblings Joan Wilson (Ken), Doris Miller (Howard), Janice Wakefield, Elizabeth Wood (Woody), and Niles Crow; his grandchildren Christina Lee Gillispie (Jacob), Cicily Crow, and Carson Crow; longtime companion Shelby Glaze; and many other close relatives and friends.

Alton was a member of the Gardendale Masonic Lodge and was a Scottish Rite Mason 32nd Degree. He had a talent for music and played a 12-string guitar and sang, even appeared on the Country Boy Eddie show for years. He adored his family and was known as a very sweet man. Professionally, Alton was a machinist as a tool and die maker. He will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 15 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel, 1500 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235 with service to follow at 2:00 pm. Interment at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Pinson, AL.


  • Visitation Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Burial Thursday, March 15, 2018

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