Dorothy Jean “Dot” <I>Owens</I> Crye


Dorothy Jean “Dot” Owens Crye

Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Death 12 Mar 2019 (aged 89)
Jefferson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 148004222 View Source
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Beverly Jean Crye Dunker
John Michael Crye
Patricia Ann Crye Byce
Robert Lynn Crye

Death takes the body,
God takes the soul,
Our minds holds the memories.
Out heart keeps the love.
Our faith lets us know that we WILL meet again.

Dorothy "Dot" Jean Owens Crye left this world for her heavenly home March 12, 2019. She was the daughter of Mary Eathie Waggoner and Ozzie Roe Owens; the youngest of 11 children; Lena, Floyd, Stella Mae, Gertie, Bertie, Maymie, Ebbie, W.F., Helen and Marie, all who preceded her in death. She is survived and loved by her children, grandchildre, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. She married Bennie Eugene "Gene" Crye on June 4, 1946 and they had four children, Bebeverly Jean (Ken) Dunker, John Michael (Sheila) Crye, Patricia Ann (Mac) Byce and Robert "Rob" Lynn (Leslie) Crye. She had 10 grand children, Brad and Eric (Nickie) Dunker; Maraielena and John Crye; Lili and Ming Byce; Tyler, Teagan, Tanner and Trevor Crye. She had 3 great grandchildren, Jessica, Amanda and Brittany Dunker. Gene, Rob and Mac all preceded her in death. She loved her Lord and her family passionately. After Gene's death and before her sisters and nieces died, they traveled the world and had many adventures, including riding mules to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and with her children zip lining in Alaska. She was an active member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church since joining the church in 1954, until her health declined; an active member of the Lightbearers Sunday School class and volunteered in many capacities the the church including sewing costumes for the annual Living Christmas Tree. She will be buried in Woodlawn Cemetery beside her husband Gene and with her son Rob.




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  • Created by: dunk
  • Added: 18 Jun 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 148004222
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Jean “Dot” Owens Crye (8 Apr 1929–12 Mar 2019), Find a Grave Memorial ID 148004222, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by dunk (contributor 48695520) .