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- Published on 21 November 2012
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Funeral services for Dessie Crowston, age 100 of Mount Vernon, were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Harvey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Hagansport Cemetery with Rev. Don Monroe officiating.
She was born Sept. 18, 1912 in Hagasport to John Calvin Evans and Lela Isabell Ottinger. She married Clarence Crowston in 1928.
She died Thursday, Nov. 15 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a son, Johnny Mack Crowston.
She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Nell and Wayen Easley of Kilgore and Jean Wilmuth of Henderson; a son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Barbara Crowston of Mount Vernon; 18 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, 47 great-great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Larry Bales, Jason Davis, Ronnie Doss, Dale Haygood, Gary Borden, and Gary Nelson.