Dainty Crystal Towe, age 92, of New Castle, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022 at her residence. She was born June 22, 1929 in Williamsburg, Indiana, a daughter of Cecil and Effie (Smith) Tungate.
Dainty worked as manager for the Dollar General Store for several years before her retirement in 2006. She attended First Church of the Nazarene in New Castle and was a member of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary where she served as past president. Dainty enjoyed working word puzzle books. She loved her flowers and listening to gospel music by Jimmy Swaggart. She especially enjoyed spending time and caring for her grandkids and her dog, Teddy Boy.
Left to cherish her loving memory include children, Jama (husband, Jon) Green, Rhonda (husband, Jerry) Whitehead and Randy Towe; grandchildren, Kylie and Kelsey Green, Matt (Carla) Cupp, Stephanie (Jayson) Purdue, Todd Catron, Eric Towe, Angela Given, Jessica Towe; three sisters, Carolyn Alfrey, Donna Wilkinson, Delores (husband, Kenny) Boykin; two brothers, Cecil Tungate, and Bobby (wife, Becky) Tungate; sister-in-law, Joan Tungate; several great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilfred “Bill” LeRoy Towe in 1992; siblings, Barbara Jean Tungate and Leonard Tungate; in-laws, Barbara Tungate, Micheal Wilkinson, and Charles Alfrey.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Rose City Funeral Home, Macer~Hall~Marcum Chapel, 2011 East Broad Street with Pastor Paul Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Mooreland Cemetery. Friends may call 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at the funeral home.
Funeral directors and staff of Rose City Funeral Home, Macer~Hall~Marcum Chapel are honored to serve the Towe family. Online condolences may be made at www.rosecityfunerals.com.