Margie Novell Crow

Margie Novell Crow, 86, of Orange, died July 25, 2009, in Pinehurst Nursing Home. Graveside services were Monday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Officiating was the Rev. Barry Bradley of First Baptist Church, Orange. Arrangements were under direction of Claybar Funeral Home.

Margie was born on July 6, 1923, in Wood County, the daughter of James Samuel LaRue and Etta Mae (Bagby) LaRue. Margie was retired from Harris County Credit Union. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Orange. Margie loved to cook for her family, and also took joy in gardening and quilting. She loved to travel and enjoyed antiquing. She loved her family dearly.
Margie was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bob F. Crow.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Betty Bush and husband, Larry of Orange, and her grandchildren, John David Covey and wife, Mary Ann of College Station, Beth Ann Gathright and husband, Paul of Zachary, La., and five great-grandchildren, Jane and Ellen Covey, Joshua, Jamie and Jesse Gathright. Margie is also survived by two sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Texas Hospice, 912 W. Cherry Ave., Orange, 77630.