BENTON, Ky. - Billy Frazier Crowell of Nashville, TN, formerly of Benton, KY, passed away peacefully with family at his side on March 28, 2013 to be with his Heavenly Father.
Billy is the son of the late William Jessie and Edna Maud Frazier Crowell. He was born December 2, 1928, in Right, TN located in Hardin County.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Jean Crowell of over 60 years. Together they found and demonstrated for others that love is patient, love is kind. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails…and now these three remain faith, hope, and love. But the greatest is love. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8. Also proceeding him in death were an infant sister; Mary Lee Crowell, and an infant brother; John Robert Crowell. He is survived by his sister; Dorothy Phillips, children; Jeannie (Mike) Haskins and Garland (Dana) Crowell, grandchildren; Micah and Shae Haskins; niece; Gail (Rev.Dwayne) Jolly great-niece; Pamela (Rick) Bard.
Mr. Crowell is a 1948 graduate of Paden, MS High School. He attended Paducah Community College for engineering classes. He retired after thirty-five years of service as a Mechanical Engineer Associate with T.V.A. - Shawnee Steam Plant. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He served on the board of trustees at Gospel Assembly Church in Paducah until 1980. He was active in his local church; Christian Fellowship Church from 1980 – 2009. He and Betty moved to Nashville in 2009 where they attended Cornerstone Church and he remained active in the Keenagers.
Services will be: Celebration of Life on Monday, April 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Youth Auditorium at Cornerstone Church in Madison, TN officiated by Pastor Ron Webb. Visitation will be held Monday, April 1, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY. The funeral is Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY officiating will be Rev. David Parish, Rev. Dwayne Jolly and Rev. J.T. Parish. Interment will follow at 1:00 p.m. in the Woodlawn Memorial Garden Cemetery, Paducah, KY. Honorarium gifts may be mailed to World Missions and Evangelism Inc., P.O. 790, Benton, KY. 42025 or online at www.worldmissionsevangelism.com, Go to www.collierfuneralhome.com, to sign the guest book.
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