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Willie McCrae

February 22, 1943 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Willie McCrae Obituary

Grubbs Family Mortuary sadly announces the passing of Mr. Willie McCrae 80, of Clayton Alabama. Service's are entrusted to. Grubbs Family Mortuary. A Name You Can Trust And Stand On. When Only The Best Will Do! We ask that you please keep the McCrae family in your prayers as they travel through this difficult journey.

Willie Edward McCrae was born to the late Cleveland McCrae and

Mamie King McCrae in Texasville, Alabama on February 22, 1943. He

was known by many nicknames but the one that stuck was “Poe”. God

blessed him to be with us for 80 years.

Willie departed his earthly life on Thursday, January 18, 2024 at home

surrounded by his loving family. Willie lived a fulfilling life as a son,

husband, brother, father, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather and

friend. He accepted Christ and joined St. Peter Baptist Church as an

early age and remained a faithful member until his death.

He is preceded in death by his father, Cleveland; mother Mamie;

daughter, Ruth McGilery Thornton; son, Darren McCrae; brothers,

Roger McCrae, Johnny McCrae, Walter McCrae, and Bobby James

McCrae and sisters, Robbie Sue Tucker and Bonnie McCrae.

He leaves to cherish his loving memories to Myrtle-Fryer McCrae, his

one and only son, Kim (Regina) McCrae Sr., grandkids, Amber McCrae

and Kem McCrae II (Kendall & Kemorah); honorary children, Paul

(Kimberly) Young, Shajuana (HaLeigh) McLendon, Roger (Tiffany)

McCrae, Jr, Alberta (Eric) Ward, Larry (Felicia) Glanton, Peggy,

Loretta, Angie Davis and Linda McCrae; grandchildren, Jennifer

McGilvery, Lavonda Jenkins, Laquita (Tyshawn) Esdaile, Keaundra

Stringer Errol and a host of great grandchildren; sisters, Marsha

McCrae, Texasville, AL; Annie McCrae, Lula Burks and Ruby Shelly,

all of Dothan, AL, and Dorthy Reynolds, Orlando, FL; brothers, Fred

(Chris) McCrae, Louis (Mary Dean) McCrae of Texasville, AL; a very

dear friend he loved like a brother, Robert Anglin and the Anglin

Family; a special friend, Debbie Smith, son Corderro Smith,

granddaughter, Nautica Smith; in-laws, Ada McCrae, Texasville, AL;

Patricia Fryer, Tuscaloosa, AL, Maggie (Monroe) McCall, Clayton, AL,

Wileen (William) Harrison, Tennessee, Denise (Terry) Brown,

Zanesville, OH, Bill (Sharon) Fryer, Akron, OH and J.W. (Judy)

Akron, OH; a host of great- great nephews and nieces, great nephews

and nieces, cousins and friends that he cherished and loved dearly.

Order of Service

Jesus said to him, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who

believes in me will live, even though they die; 26 and whoever

lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”

John 11:25-26

Processional ..................................................................... Clergy & Family

Prayer of Comfort & Song ................................... Rev. Johnny L. McCrae

Acknowledgements ........................................... Grubbs Family Mortuary

Eulogy ................................................................. Rev. Johnny L. McCrae

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 26, 2024

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Grubbs Family Mortuary
911 S. Randolph Ave.
Eufaula, AL 36027

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 27, 2024

1:00 PM
St. Peters Baptist Church
1969 Co Rd 53
Texasville, AL 36016

Committal
Saturday
January 27, 2024

2:30 PM
St. Peters Baptist Church Cemetery
1969 Co Rd 53
Texasville, AL 36016

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