Agnes Marie Gibson Crowe, 78, of Highlands, NC passed away on Friday, December 25, 2020. She was born July 26, 1942 in Macon County to the late James Thomas Gibson and Tina Savilla Henry Gibson. Agnes was such a gracious and caring soul. Working in the office at Highlands School, Agnes left a lasting impression with all that knew her and she loved each student as her own. She will be missed by many in our community. She liked gardening, working with her flowers, canning and could bake the best chocolate and coconut cakes. Most of all, she loved her family. Agnes was a member of the First Baptist Church of Highlands.
Agnes is survived by a daughter, Tina Rogers (Michael) of Highlands; two sons, Christopher Mack Crowe (Melissa) of Athens, Ga. and John Stephen Crowe (Marjorie) of Highlands; seven grandchildren, Maggie Barden (Christopher), Courtney Welch (Josh), Tyler Crowe, Travis Crowe (Amy), Ann Marie Crowe, Emily Crowe and Gypsy Boulden; two great-grandchildren, Statten Barden and Haven Barden. In addition to her parents, Agnes is preceded in death by her husband, Merlin Mack Crowe; siblings, Myrtis (Corbin) Talley, James (Genevieve) Gibson, Alice Crane, John Gibson, Peggy (George) Erskine, Clyde (Linda) Gibson, Charlie (Betsy) Gibson, Harold (Noreen) Gibson, and Emily Lyons.
A Celebration of Life will be held in the spring and will be announced.
Honorary Pallbearers are her cheerleaders: Mary Allyson Chauvin, Francine Montgomery,Carla Zoellner, Parrish Calloway, Sarah Stottlemyer, Tonya Clontz, Leah Ferree, Ashley Aspinwall, Jessica Ochoa, Robin Armstrong Neil.
The family ask in Lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Rathbun House, 121 Sherwood Road, Asheville, NC 28803.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Crowe family. Online condolences can be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com
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