Ad Spot

John Charles Crow

John Charles Crow
Shelby

John Charles Crow of Shelby went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 13, exactly 76 years from the day of his birth.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Charlotte Brown Crow; son and daughter-in-law, John and Jamie Crow; daughter and son-in-law, Celia and Chris Pieper; grandchildren, John Roy Crow II, Ella Marie Crow, Silas Avery Pieper and Paul James Pieper. Other survivors include brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Margaret Crow, sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Michael Amos, as well as many nieces and nephews.

John was born and raised in Troy by his parents, John Roy and Beulah Crow. After graduating from Charles Henderson High School he attended Auburn University where he became a brother of the Sigma Nu fraternity and completed a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. After college he spent his career working for many branches of The Southern Company, where he met his wife.

John went on to retire at Lay Lake in Shelby. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Columbiana where he participated in the senior choir, Men’s Mission/Construction Team and volunteered for Meals on Wheels of Alabama. He loved all water activities including boating, swimming and water skiing. He enjoyed traveling, music, Auburn Football and reading.

He was a well-accomplished man who lived his life with dignity and respect for everyone. He was a smart, kind and caring southern gentleman who loved God, his wife, children and grandchildren deeply.

On Friday, June 19, immediate family held a service in front of his childhood beach home. Some of his ashes were scattered into the calm, green and blue waves where he grew up. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, the family is planning a memorial to be held at a future date at the First Baptist Church of Columbiana.

Memorials in his honor can be made to the United Way Meals on Wheels of Central, AL: P.O. Box 320189, Birmingham, AL 35232. Charter Funeral Home entrusted.

Business

CrossFit Inferis seeks to bring people out of a ‘dark place’

Alabaster Reporter

Zach Abercrombie named CFO of Shelby Baptist

280 Main Story

Flip Side Watersports at OMSP offers fun place to cool off

Helena

Pollution impacting Cahaba River water quality

Helena

Helena High School celebrated for high FAFSA completion

Hoover

UPDATE: 22-year-old charged with capital murder in Galleria shooting

280 Reporter

PUBLIC NOTICE: Widen Caldwell Mill Road (Camp Horner Road)

280 Main Story

UPDATE: 8-year-old victim dies following Riverchase Galleria shooting

280 Reporter

Shots fired at Riverchase Galleria, scene contained

Business

Skin Care Solutions of Alabama opening in Helena

280 Reporter

Brocato: City to take conservative approach toward next year’s budget

280 Reporter

Mobile, Tuscaloosa join Alabama cities requiring face masks

280 Main Story

Jefferson State increases scholarship opportunities for fall semester

280 Reporter

Chelsea youth sports activities resume

Coronavirus

Helena Festival canceled, fireworks still to be held

Alabaster Main Story

Calera, Alabaster pharmacists earn national recognition

Montevallo

First ‘Vallo Drive-In Movie’ deemed a success

280 Main Story

UPDATE: Harpersville police officers test negative for COVID-19

Columbiana

Teacher carries on legacy of Skillet Bird

Becky J. Beall

Pelham resident leads humane society project

Becky J. Beall

School reopenings addressed in statewide press conference

Alabaster Main Story

Mehlhoff running for Alabaster City Council Ward 5 seat

Montevallo

Montevallo marches for justice and equality

News

Pelham forum addresses deadly encounters with law enforcement