Cover photo for James Gates Crowe's Obituary
James Gates Crowe Profile Photo
1942 Jim 2023

James Gates Crowe

March 23, 1942 — May 15, 2023

Ocean Springs

James Gates Crowe, known to his friends and family as Jim, passed away surrounded by his loving family in Ocean Springs, MS on May 15, 2023.

A native of Ann Arbor, MI, and a longtime resident of Ocean Springs, Jim was a retired MSGT of the United States Air Force and worked in the finance department.  He was an Elder at Gautier Presbyterian Church for many years. He was an avid fan of the University of Michigan, an avid Bridge Player, and enjoyed many days at the Hickory Hills Golf Club in Gautier playing the game he loved and enjoying the fellowship with friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Allene Crowe; and his wife and mother of his children, Sharon Ruth Crowe.

He is survived by his wife of more than 3 years, Mary Ann Crowe; his children, Andrea Michelle Crowe of Ocean Springs, MS and Mark Alan Crowe of Nashville, TN; his brother, John Crowe and his wife Pam of Redding, CA.; and his grandson, Evan Crowe of Nashville, TN.

He will be greatly missed and always loved and remembered by his friends and family.

A service will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at the Gautier Presbyterian Church located at 1009 Us-90 in Gautier at 10:00 a.m.

Refreshments will be served immediately following the service.  Inurnment will be private.

Memorial donations may be made in Jim Crowe’s name to The Food Pantry of Gautier Presbyterian Church via personal check made out to the Church with Jim Crowe in the memo line, or via Cashapp to $predscrowe with memo of “In Honor of James Crowe” or via Venmo to @andrea-crowe-31 with memo of “In honor of James Crowe”.

Share memories, condolences and photos at

The Riemann Family Funeral Home, 13872 Lemoyne Blvd. location in West Jackson County is proudly serving the family. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Gates Crowe, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Gautier Presbyterian Church

1009 US-90, Gautier, MS 39553

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 314

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree