Mrs. Sallie Gittman Crowder

08/25/1937 - 08/23/2019


Mrs. Sallie Gittman Crowder, age 81, of La Crosse, died Friday , August 23, 2019 in VCU/Community Memorial Hospital. She was a homemaker and the widow of Fred Lee Crowder.
Sallie is survived by her daughter Nancy Crowder, four sons; Thomas “Bo” Crowder (Alice), Kenneth Crowder and Donald Crowder all of
La Crosse and Billy Crowder (Jodi) of Baskerville, a brother William Thomas “Sonny” Gittman of Baskerville, two half-sisters; Mae Walker and Betty Thompson both of South Hill, a half-brother Herman Gittman of Chase City, six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son John Allen Crowder, a sister Ida Burton (wife of Jessie) and a brother Robert Gittman (husband of Mable).
A funeral service will be conducted Monday, August 26th at 2:00 P.M. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home with interment in Crestview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent through Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home is serving the Crowder family.

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At Crowder-Hite-Crews we’ve always been proud to say that we are large enough to serve and small enough to care.  When you choose us, we consider this a sacred trust between your family and ours. We offer a full range of funeral service, whether for a traditional funeral or cremation, and we are able to assist families worldwide. In February of 2004 we installed a crematorium to better serve our cremation families.  We now do all cremations in our facility, saving transport to another location for this service.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the cremation process.

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