Anna Virginia (Younkins) Crowl, 84

May 31, 2010

JAN. 22, 1926-MAY 29, 2010

ROHRERSVILLE - Anna Virginia (Younkins) Crowl, 84, of Rohrersville, Md., went to be with her Lord on Saturday, May 29, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 22, 1926, she was the daughter of the late George and Evelyn V. (Carter) Younkins.

Anna and her husband, Ronald C. Crowl, were married Dec. 15, 1941, in a ceremony performed by her grandfather, the Rev. Morris A. Younkins. Her husband preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1994.

Anna attended Boonsboro High School and Hagerstown Junior College.

As a teenager, she was part of the Younkins Family Singers, who where often heard on the radio.

Mrs. Crowl was a life member of Brownsville Church of the Brethren, where she played the piano, the organ, sang in the choir and was a deaconess.


She was a past grand matron with the Olive Branch Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star.

Throughout her adult life, Anna worked at Leiter Brothers, Pangborn Corp., Oyler Construction Co., Keagy Real Estate and the Beaver Creek Country Club. She retired in 1988 from Western Maryland Supply Co.

She is survived by her son, Vaughn D. Crowl, and his wife, Cindy, of Rohrersville; one grandson, Adam Crowl, and his wife, Aalya, of Richmond, Va.; and one granddaughter, Christianna Crowl Dicken of Los Angeles, Calif. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Benjamin Crowl.

Friends are invited to visit beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

The family will also receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, MD 21715, where a funeral ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. The Rev. Alan M. Smith will officiate. Burial will follow at Brownsville Heights Cemetery, after which a meal will be offered in the fellowship hall of the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brownsville Church of the Brethren, c/o the Needy Family's Fund.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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