James Ferridon Crow, Jr.

Male 1924 - 1942  (17 years)


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  • Name James Ferridon Crow 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 31 Oct 1924  Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Apr 1942  San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 13 Apr 1942  Fairview Cemetery - Pampa, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I271  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 May 2020 

    Father James Ferridon Crow, Sr.,   b. 26 Apr 1897, Duster, Comanche County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1960, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Sarah Lorene Heath,   b. 18 Oct 1906, Whitney, Hill County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1994, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Family ID F96  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James Ferridon Crow, Jr.
    James Ferridon Crow, Jr.
    1941 Borger High School Yearbook Photo
    Borger, Texas, USA

    Documents
    Navy Crash Victim Buried at Pampa
    Navy Crash Victim Buried at Pampa
    Published in the Amarillo Daily News on April 17, 1942
    Two Seamen Killed in Crash of U.S. Army Plane
    Two Seamen Killed in Crash of U.S. Army Plane
    Published in The Vernon Daily Record on April 7, 1942

    Headstones
    Headstone of James Ferridon Crow, Jr.
    Headstone of James Ferridon Crow, Jr.
    Fairview Cemetery - Pampa, Gray County, Texas, USA
    Plot: Sec. 13-13A-16

  • Notes 
    • Death Notice:

      Funeral services for James F. Crow, Jr., were set for 4 o'clock this afternoon at the Church of Christ in Pampa, with the pastor officiating. Burial will be in the Pampa cemetery.

      Apprentice Seaman James F. Crow, Jr., was killed in an airplane crash at San Diego, California, last Monday. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Crow, Sr., who live on the E.G. Watkins ranch. Crow is employed by the Drilling and Exploration company.

      (Published in Borger Daily Herald, April 13, 1942)


    • Obituary:

      Funeral arrangements for Apprentice Seaman James F. Crow, Jr., 18, of Spring Creek, who was killed last Monday in an army airplane crash in California, are still pending the arrival of the body, the Duenkel-Carmichael Funeral home in Pampa stated today.

      Young Crow, attended Skellytown schools and also attended Borger high school last year. He enlisted in the navy in May, 1941. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Crow, Sr., of Spring Creek. Crow is an employee of the Drilling and Exploration company and lives on the Watkins lease.

      Advices in Pampa said they were expecting word from navy authorities momentarily as to when the body would be shipped. If it arrives in the morning, services will probably be held tomorrow afternoon.

      Survivors, besides the parents, include: four brothers and three sisters, Elnora, Curtis, Donald, Doris, Mary Loraine, Harold Dean and Jerry De; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Crow of Rogers, New Mexico; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. O.G. Heath of Bakersfield, Calif.; and one aunt, who has just arrived, Mrs. G.W. Good, of Fort Worth. Mrs. Good was accompanied by a close friend of the family, Mrs. Edna Woodson, also of Fort Worth.

      (Published in Borger Daily Herald, April 10, 1942)