Luther Barnes “Barney” Crowder, 60, of Texarkana, Texas, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Crowder was born Sept. 30, 1952, in Pine Bluff, Ark. He was an assistant operator with International Paper.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Crowder of Texarkana; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Amanda Kay and Keith Robertson of Redwater, Texas, and Kristy Don and Joey Groves and Kathryn Louise Jackson of Texarkana; one son and daughter-in-law, Lucas Barnes and Heather Crowder of Chicago; one sister, Sandra Kay Crowder of Texarkana; one brother, Maurice Crowder of Pine Bluff, Ark.; 10 grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Memorial services will be 4:30 p.m. Monday at Chapelwood Funeral Home with Tim Montgomery officiating.

Relatives will be at 7305 Palisades, Texarkana, Texas.

Memorials may be made to The United Way of Greater Texarkana, PO Box 106, Texarkana, TX 75504.

Online registration is at

chapelwoodfuneralhome.com.



Published: 02/03/2013