Mr. Charles Edwin Crow, age 76, of Mt. Airy, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 25, 2023, following an extended illness. He was reunited with his parents: Roy and Frances Hardy Crowe and his beloved daughter: DeeDee Crowe Smith.

He was born January 23, 1947 in Habersham County. Charles was an excellent finish carpenter and, along with his brother, owned and operated Crow Construction for more than thirty years. He played softball for Cornelia First Baptist Church, as long as his health allowed, and loved to watch Georgia Bulldogs football and Nascar racing. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, fishing with his grandchildren, and making special keepsakes with his best friend. He was a member of the Woodman of the World, Lodge 553, for more than 48 years. Charles was a member of Level Grove Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years: Dinah Matthews Crowe; daughter & son-in-law: Natalie & Courtney Umbehant; grandchildren: Jacob Downer, Austin Smith, Noah Umbehant, and Olivia Umbehant; sister & brother-in-law: Sue & Thomas Westmoreland; brothers & sisters-in-law: Danny & Urann Crowe and Donald & Kathy Crowe; best friends: Ronnie & Pat Parham; several nieces, nephews, and cousins, and many friends.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2023 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Rev. Courtney Umbehant and Mr. Ronnie Parham officiating. Interment will follow the service at Level Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.