Louise Frick Crowe of West Columbia died peacefully on Wednesday, July 25, at age 92. A visitation will be held from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 28 at Woodridge Memorial Park Gazebo, 138 Corley Mill Road, Lexington with a funeral service following at 3:30 p.m. Pastor Wade Roof of Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church in West Columbia, a great-nephew of Mrs. Crowe, will officiate.
Mrs. Crowe was the widow of George Calvert Crowe, who died on April 16 of this year. Mr. and Mrs. Crowe were married for almost 70 years. She was the office manager and bookkeeper of Displays Unlimited, a respected display and convention service in the State, founded by Mr. Crowe in 1965. Both she and Mr. Crowe retired from the business in 2004.
A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mrs. Crowe is survived by her sons George Murray Crowe (Cindy) of West Columbia and Danny Calvert Crowe (Sharon Bramlett) of Columbia. She had five grandchildren: George Thomas Crowe (Amber) of West Columbia, Ash Crowe of York, Pennsylvania, Jason Crowe (Heather) of West Columbia, Dr. Colin Crowe (Dr. Matt Kostura) of Cleveland, Ohio, and Ben Crowe of Boone, North Carolina. She had four great-grandchildren: Bailey and Brice Crowe of West Columbia, and Michael and Mae Kostura of Cleveland, Ohio.
Mrs. Crowe was born in Columbia and raised in West Columbia. She was the daughter of Clara and George Frick. Her sisters Libby Fulmer, Maggie Epps and Lauretta Mills, and her brother Murray Frick, predeceased her. She is survived by her sisters June Roof (Tom) of West Columbia and Faye Miller of Red Bank, and her brother Bill Lee of Chapin.
Mrs. Crowe loved Elvis, bowling, bingo, Duke basketball, and her two boys. She graduated from Brookland-Cayce High School. She and Mr. Crowe met when both worked in S.H. Kress on Main Street. In her thirties, she was active in the Jaycee-ettes and the PTA. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of West Columbia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
The family extends special thanks to Renee Gibson for her advice and loving care.