J.K. Crow, 89, of Cave City, died Feb. 28, 2005, at Cave City, Nursing Home.
Born Sept. 10, 1915, at Cave City, he was the son of Oliver Verdo and Sarah Junie James Crow.
He was a minister, attended Missionary Baptist Institute in Little Rock, Landmark Baptist College in Hayward, Calif., in 1968, was chaplain of Civil Air Patrol in 1978 and chaplain of North Star Co. He attended International Bible Institute and Seminary in Orlando, Fla., in 1979, earned a master of Bible theology degree from the Bible Institute in 1980. He attended Bible College in New York in 1981, National School of Theology Bible Seminary in 1982 and Tribune Biblical University receiving honorary doctors of letters in 1990.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Liberty Baptist Church where he also served as pastor for several years.
Survivors include a daughter, Frances Chavez of Cave City; a sister, Lockie Dobson of Batesville; four grandchildren -- David Garver of Little Rock, Rickie Garver of Batesville, Terry Garver of Hardy, and Tonya Medlock of Batesville; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Agnes Stout Crow; two brothers -- Raymond Crow and Floyal Crow; a grandson, Tony Garver and an infant grandson, Baby Chavez.
The funeral was March 3 at Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Roger Bromley officiating. Burial followed in Mountain View Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jodie Hix, Ronnie Manuel, Roger Whitener, Allen Whitener, Ron Taylor and David Garver.
Honorary pallbearers were Donnie Tuten, Shannon Bromley, Terry Garver and Rickey Graver.