Julia M. Crow

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  • Friday, May 3, 2013 12:00am
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Julia M. Crow

Julia M. (Glass) Crow

Julia M. Crow, 80, a resident of the North Plains, Oregon community, died Friday evening, April 5, 2013, at the EmpRes Hillsboro Health and Rehabilitation in Hillsboro, Oregon.A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013, 3:00 P.M., at the Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel, 27221 156th Ave. SE, Kent, WA.Julia Elizabeth Mull (Glass) Crow was born July 11, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of the late James W. and Helen (Faw) Mull. She was raised in the communities of Cleveland and Quincy, Illinois. Julia graduated from Quincy High School with the Class of 1950. Julia was an adventurous woman, who loved life and laughing. As a teenager, she learned to fly single wing airplanes. She was united in marriage to Robert L. Glass on June 6, 1952 in Quincy. Following their marriage they moved to Columbus, OH where they had their first child, then moved in 1955 to Sacramento, CA. In 1958 Julia had her second child, and in 1964 the family moved to Kent, WA. Julia and Robert were active in civil rights. Julia traveled to Korea to assist in bringing interracial orphans to homes in the US with Holt Adoption Agency, and the couple adopted two children themselves. They attended Primm Tabernacle AME Church for many years. Julia and Robert later divorced. She was married to Harold D. Crow in 1978 and later divorced. Julia then moved to the Puyallup community in 1989 and resided there until 2005. Julia was active in the hot air ballooning community, traveling to local and national events on a regular basis. Julia traveled to Ireland and Scotland; she went on a hot air balloon photo shoot in Africa; photos from which were later used as subjects in her many paintings. She vacationed and welcomed the turn of the century on a sheep ranch in New Zealand.Julia was a member of the Puyallup Nazarene Church in Puyallup, Washington.Julia was preceded in death by her parents, James and Helen Mull; her brothers, James W. Mull II, and Leon Davant Mull.She is survived by her children and their spouses, David and Julie Glass of North Plains, Oregon, Stephen Glass of Lynden, Washington, Carol Stewart of Kent, Washington and Holly and Dale Dowsing of Des Moines, Washington; her sister in law, Elaine Mull of Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Also surviving are six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.Remembrances may be contributed to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, in her memory. Tualatin Valley Funeral Alternatives-Hillsboro is in charge of the arrangements. (503) 693-7965


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