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Dorothy L Crow

January 18, 1941 ~ July 11, 2018 (age 77)

Dorothy L. Crow, 77, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018.  She was born on January 18, 1941, in Reeds Missouri, a daughter of Oliver Benton Maggard and Ina Marriette (Pennington) Maggard.  She married the love of her life, Dale J. Crow on August 31, 1957. She retired from Shelter Insurance.  Her & Dale then began the working for the Corp of Engineers doing what they love, camping & enjoying nature all while passing on this love to all they encountered. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She never met a stranger nor anyone she didn’t like. She lived life to the fullest, loved fearlessly, lived happily. 


She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Gaylen Lemons; and one sister, Ada Todd.


Dorothy is survived by her husband of 61 years, Dale J. Crow of the home; one daughter, Gloria Wood of Memphis, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Leslie Phommachak and husband Bay, Lindsey Ardale and husband Jack, Blake Wood and wife Laurie, Nicholas Wood and Ashley Wood; six great grandchildren, Jonathan Phommachak, Aliyah Phommachak, Aylen Ardale, Eliza Wood, Maddox Wood and Cooper Kurtz; one brother, Harold Maggard and wife Patty; three sisters, Wilma Duke, Ina Eldreth and husband Blaine and Loretta Weeks and husband James; and several nieces and nephews.   


Memorial service will be held 3:00pm on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale, Arkansas.  To sign the online guest book please visit 

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