Gail Hornaday Crowder
Funeral Date: 7/25/2011

Obituary:
Mary Gail Hornaday Crowder, age 63, of Warren, Arkansas died Saturday, July 23, at home. She was born June 19, 1948 in Fordyce, Arkansas a daughter of Rachel Hudson Adams, Warren, Ark. and the late Bart Newell Hornaday. She was a homemaker, a member of First Assembly of God Church and a lifetime member of the Warren Jr. Auxiliary. Surviving, in addition to her mother, is her husband James Delton Crowder whom she married on November 6, 1965; 2 daughters Beverly Gail Helms and husband Ken, Rye, Ark. and Kimberly Machelle Tillman and husband Herschel, Warren, Ark; 3 brothers William Jarratt, New Edinburg, Ark, Tommy Jarratt, Lowell, Ark. and Bert Hornaday, Fordyce, Ark; 7 grandchildren Jessica Jones, James Jones, James Dean Helms, Amber Helms, Dillion Helms, John David Tillman and Logan Lamb. Funeral Services 2:00pm Monday, July 25, at First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Jim Bales officiating. Georgia Jones was pianist. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery at Fordyce, Ark. Active pallbearers were Kevin Hornaday, David Pipes, David Wagnon, Jeremy Grider, Charlie Rauls, and Randy Wagnon. Honorary pallbearers were Clyde Ratcliff, Charles Jones, David Miller, and Dr. Kerry Pennington. Memorials preferred to First Assembly of God Church, 1219 North Myrtle,Warren, Ark 71671.

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Name: Thomas Jones & Family
Message: We were so sorry to hear about Gail, She was a wonderful person. She will be missed by all that knew & loved her.You are in our prayers.

Name: Mary Doggett
Message: Our prayers are with the family & friends. May you find strength & comfort in GOD. We will miss Mrs. Gail..

Name: Tully & Norma McCoy
Message: Our hearts were saddened upon the news of Gail. However we fully realize this is not a "Goodbye", only a "See you Later". Gail, and you, her family, have touched our lives in such a positive way. It has been said that if God lives within us and she is with God then she can't be far away. May God touch and comfort you is our prayer. We know God to be faithful!!!

Name: Fran&Jimmy Reep
Message: Delton,Beverly,Kim and family, We are sorrry to hear the sad newa that Gail has gone home to be with the Lord,but remember,He needs to reach down and pick a rose at times. You are in our prayers.

Name: Ronnie & Monti Bozeman
Message: Delton, Kim & Bev - So, so sorry to hear this news. We all go back so so far as family friends, I think at least 40 years. We will keep you all in our prayers in the coming days. Love & Prayers to you all.

Name: David & Waynette Franklin
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are so sorry to hear of your loss.

Name: Ernie and Earline Ferrell
Message: Kim and Family,please accept our sympathy in this time of great sorrow.

Name: Johnny & Laverne Daniel
Message: Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this time. Johnny & Laverne Daniel

Name: Chris Phillips
Message: Beverly, Sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for you and your family.

Name: Glenda & Don Schwebel
Message: Our hearts and prayers go out to each one of you. Gail was a wonderful lady that will truly be missed. We are all blessed to have known her.

Name: Brenda Taylor Bailey
Message: Gail was the cousin I was most jealous of because she was beautiful and had pretty clothes which she graciously passed on to me. I will miss the lovely Christmas card showing her wonderful family that she loved very much. Good by my sweet cousin.

Name: Ilene Jeffers
Message: Delton and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Rondell Harrison
Message: 1950..Bart and Rachel lived three doors from us in Fordyce. They attended my father's First Assembly of God Church, directly across in front of their home. I have fond memories of the family..wish to express condolences on behalf of all of the Rev. Roba Harrison extended families.

Name: nikki king
Message: im so sorry for your lose. mrs. gail was a very sweet lady. may God be with your family.my thoughts and prayers will be with your family during this time of sorrow.

Name: Auste Johnson
Message: Our deepest sympathy for you loss. Lifting up your family in prayer

Name: Ken & Lula Ellis
Message: Kim and family, we are so sorry for your loss of Mrs. Gale, she was a great Lady and will be greatly missed. We are praying for the family. Ken & Lula

Name: Carolyn Stover
Message: To the Hornaday & Crowders Families, I speak for all of the Harrison Children, that this was a shock to learn of Mary Gail's homegoing. She was such a sweet person and I know she will be truly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless You!

Name: Betty Carol Lane
Message: Sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the Lord.

Name: cathey adair, holly adair b.m.johnsin
Message: we are so sorry to hear about miss gail.our prayers are with you

Name: Varnice Parker
Message: Bob and I are thinking of your family during your earthly loss of your loved one.There is comming a time when you all will be reunited. VMP

Name: Mildred Green
Message: Heartfelt condolences, thoughts, and prayers to your family. God bless and keep you.

Name: John and JeNelle Lipon
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Name: Kaye Ellis
Message: Gail was a wonderful cousin who always made me feel welcome when I visited and was so helpful when I was doing family research. My heart goes out to her family.

Name: Diane Taylor Jones
Message: I will never forget her wonderful laugh and smile. Farewell, cousin. To her family, our deepest sympathy. May God give you comfort in the days ahead.

Name: Julia Smith
Message: May God give you the strength to carry you through this season. God Bless You from SAU Tech Allied Health Program. Your family is on our hearts and in our prayers.

Name: Donna Ozment-Raney
Message: Mr. Delton, Kim, Beverly, I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Gail. She was a very sweet lady who will be missed dearly by everyone who knew her. I know how it hurts to lose a mother. Just remember Ms. Gail is happy in Heaven now and is in no more pain, and you will see her again one day. If you need anything, please don't hesitate to call me. I'm as close as the phone. I'll be keeping your families in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Beverly Reep
Message: Gail was one of the most "giving" friends I ever knew. I met her through Jr. Auxiliary and found her to always have the best interest of children at the top of her list. I loved her very much!

Name: Lori Cooley
Message: Kim so sorry for your loss you and your family will be in my prayers.

Name: Theresa Elmore
Message: Shelly, So sorry to hear of your loss. Will keep you and your family in our prayers. Your friend & coworker. Theresa Elmore

Name: susan nicholson
Message: My heart and prayers go to each of you! Mrs Gail was a wonderful lady. I have many childhood memories with all of you. I love you and may God bless you always!!!!

Name: French & Judy Wynne and Leon Thornton
Message: Our thoughts and our prayers are with you during this sad time. Gail will be missed.

Name: Amanda Bradley-Barnes
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Name: Faith Whitley Manes
Message: Beverly, I was sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: So sorry to hear about Ms. Gail, Thinking her family during this very difficult time.

Name: Damon & Robin Boykin
Message: Delton we are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in our prayers.

Name: Charlene Talley
Message: Dear Delton, Beverly, Kim and family,I was so sorry to hear about Gail. May God continue to be your strength and comfort. Thank God we have the hope of being with her again. God bless you and you are in my thoughts a prayers. Love, Charlene

Name: Ted & Carol Higginbotham
Message: Delton and family, We just heard of your loss of Gail. May God comfort all of you with the peace that only he can give. We are so very sorry.

Name: Adam Burns
Message: Uncle Delton, Kim and Beverly, I was so sad to hear about Aunt Gail. It has been forever since I have seen you guys and every time I was in Warren I thought about coming by. I can't believe she is gone. I guess I just never thought about Uncle Delton or Aunt Gail ever being gone, but just kinda always being there. I remember every holiday she would make cookies with me and let me frost them. I have so many fond memories of coming to your houses over the years and hanging out. I remember crying on Aunt Gail's shoulder when they cut down the gumball tree down in our back yard to get ready for the new pool. She assured me that it would be worth it, and it was. You guys are always in my thoughts. I know that she has joined my Daddy in heaven. We will see them both again one day. I love you guys, Adam

Name: Annette Langton
Message: Delton,Beverly, Kim, Grandchildren, We were so very shocked to hear that Gale has gone to be with the Lord. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Adam and I have so many wonderful memories of your family and have missed you being in our lives. Words can never tell you how much we hurt for you and we do understand the difficulty you have and will face. We love you and will continually pray for God to give you His peace and grace as you walk through this time. Gale will always be a breath away and your memories will be cherished. Love, Annette & Steve Langton