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Rev. Ellison 'E.C.' Cager Crews

December 26, 1949 — September 17, 2019

Hickox – Rev. Ellison Cager “E. C.” Crews, 69 of Hickox, passed away suddenly Tuesday night (September 17, 2019) at his residence after a brief illness.

Born in Kissimmee, FL his parents were Cager Crews and Laveta Rozier Crews Manor. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Benny Crews.

Rev. E.C. was a minister and a member of Hickox Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Rev. E.C. loved spending time with his family, farming, and raising deer dogs. He truly loved the Lord and always had a smile on his face.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Carolyn Johns Crews of Hickox; a son and daughter-in-law, Chad & Mandy Crews of Hickox, a daughter and son-in-law, Charity & Shannon Flowers of Hortense, 8 grandchildren, Christen Flowers, Shaina Flowers, Cager Flowers, Adeline Crews, Gant Highsmith, Caleb Lucree, Cameron Flowers, and Colby Flowers; 3 sisters and brothers-in-law, Judy & Rev. Ion Johns of Hickox, Bonnie & Darrell Simmons of Orlando, FL, and Emmie Lou & Ray Griffin of Hickox; 8 adopted children, Daryll Moore, Jeff Moore, Shane Moore, Missy Henderson, Cindy Altman, Jerry Moore, Beverly Highsmith, and Brian Highsmith; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Friday evening (September 20, 2019) starting at 5PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A funeral service will be held Saturday morning (September 21, 2019) at 10AM at Hickox Baptist Church with Rev. Kenny Marr, Rev. Mike Hendrix, Rev. Ray McMillan and Rev. Randy Wainright officiating.

Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery with Military honors.

Pallbearers will be Travis Flowers, Gant Highsmith, Brian Highsmith, Kevin Johns, Darren Crews, Emory Crews, Jeremy Crews, and Bart Moody.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Roberson, Troy Lightsey, and Andrew Reeves.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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