|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1862|
|Death: ||Jul. 17, 1937|
J. H Crews Dies At Home Here
Becomes Seriously Ill Soon after Noon on Saturday
Joseph Henry Crews died at his home at 405 Watts Avenue in this city shortly after noon Saturday, July 17. He became seriously ill of a heart attack Thursday night. At the time of his death he was nearly 75 years old.
Mr. Crews was born in Howard County, Mo., west of Rocheport August 7, 1862, son of the late Joseph and Susan Haynes Crews. At the age of two years he was left an orphan and he was reared by two uncles. He was educated at Singleton's College at Boonville and at the University of MO.
Married in 1884
August 12, 1884, Mr. Crews was married to Miss Lizzie Garth of Columbia. To them was born one daughter. Mrs. A. B. Cloud of Fayette. Besides his wife and daughter he leaves one grand-daughter, Mrs. Marion Ancell of Chicago.
Deceased was a member of the Christian Church of Columbia and was a man of many admirable traits. For 40 years he traveled for the following companies: Liggrett-Meyers Tobacco Co., Lowney Candy Co., H. D. Evans Coffee Co., and the Arbuckle Coffee Co. In the early years of his salesmanship he covered his territories in Illinois, Mo, and Oklahoma by horse and buggy.
Bought Hotel Howard
Mr. Crews bought Hotel Howard in this city in 1925, but sold it some months later. H was injured in a bus accident several years ago and retired from business. However, he took a great interest in his home and garden and busied himself about these whenever he was able. Funeral services were held from the residence here Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock conducted by the Rev. C. B. Galatas of Fayette.
Burial was made at Columbia where the family formerly lived.
Newspaper - Fayette Advertiser, Fayette, Howard, Missouri, July 20, 1937 p. 1 Col. 7.
Elizabeth Garth Crews (1868 - 1941)
Plot: Block 3 Lot 6
Maintained by: Judith
Originally Created by: Lanette Estill Cooper
Record added: Oct 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21869106
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