Lawrence Crowder

July 25, 1924July 22, 2013

Crowder, Lawrence E.(Gene) of Wetumpka, AL died Monday, July 22, 2013 after a brief hospitalization in Charlotte, NC. He was born in Montgomery, AL and became the husband of Ann McAneney Crowder. He is preceded in death by his devoted wife of 63 years, Ann, a son, Kenneth Lee and his parents, William T. Crowder, Jr and Lenora Ann Brown Crowder. He was one of their seven children. He is survived by his brothers, Robert and Philip; sister, Nonie. He is survived also by two daughters, Linda Knapp, Laura Horne; two sons, Lawrence “Larry” Crowder, Jr. , Joseph Cowder; seven grandchildren, Patricia Bacon, Michael Knapp, Lawrence (Larry) Crowder, III, John Allen “JAC” White, Travis Crowder, Anna Crowder and Sarah Crowder; ten great-grandchildren, Bobby Bacon, Taylor and Carson Knapp, Tyler, Brady, Chase, Mason and Asher Crowder, Rylan and Jillian White. Mr. Crowder was a retired Federal employee and a retired Air Force veteran. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post #7. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Wetumpka, AL with Father Albert Kelly officitaing.Visitation will be held at Leak Memory Chapel on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm.


  • Funeral Service Friday, July 26, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, July 25, 2013
  • Inurnment Monday, July 29, 2013

Lawrence Crowder

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July 25, 2013

Your family was blessed to have such loving and inspirational parents. We share your loss and will treasure the memories of their special friendship. May God continue to bless and keep each one of you as you go forward with your lives.

Bob & Ramona Reeves, Montgomery AL

Marshall and Sue Wilson

July 25, 2013

We are praising the Lord for the time that the family had with Uncle Gene before his final homecoming . He was loved by all who knew him. Will be greatly missed.

Katie O'Mailia

July 25, 2013

Uncle Gene, I know you are in heaven dancing with Aunt Ann. You will be missed and you were loved by many. God Bless you......

Jennifer Prince

July 25, 2013

Sympathy and condolences to your family, Joe, on the passing of your father. I am glad to have known him, as well as your mother,and to have the memory of singing with him on more than one occasion!

Sharon Cameron

July 25, 2013

Sending my love to all! God Bless You Uncle Gene!