Shared by Mary Crowder on May 12, 2021
Mrs. Mary Frances Crowder was born December 13, 1929 in Sunflower Mississippi late Ben Reynolds and Sarah (Clark) Reynolds. She was educated in public schools. At an early age she confessed her faith in Jesus Christ. (She was married to Charles Gee in 1947) Throughout her life she exemptified love and respect with a giving nature that was passed down to her children. She raised her seven siblings after death of her mother. She was a proud mother of 8 children. As an amazing as elf taught master seamstress she shared her talent with her family as well as the community. Formerly employed at Miss State University then later, retired from Irving Greenwood Mississippi. As a result of her generous spirit and pleasant personality, she loved so well and her influence with forever remain in our lives of all who knew her. She quietly departed this life on Friday May 7, 2021 at Emory Decatur Hospital in Decatur Georgia. She proceeded in death by her son, Willie W Gee, five siblings: Lizzie,  Ben George, Corine, Jack Walker, Richard, Roosevelt, and late husband, James Crowder, and three grand children: J.R, LaMario, and Larry. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her beloved sister Jessie B Adams and her children: Ben L, (Willie B) Fryson, Seattle Washington, Charles Gee, Atlanta Georgia, Mary A DePriest, McDonough, Georgia, Betty (James) Baldwin, Detroit Michigan, Leroy Reynolds, Itta Bena, Mississippi. Grandchildren: Thomas, Willie, Michelle, Chuck, Marquia, Charles Jr, Marcus, Vicky, Wendel, Kenisha, Oterra, Nitro, James, Justin Winters, Donte, Antwan, Karrington, Lilose, Kierra, Montreals, Demetrius, Elvita, Justin Gee, a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and two very special son-in-laws. James Baldwin (Jack), and Willie B Fryson.

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