Deer 02

Jerome Harry Crowton

July 17, 1941 ~ August 3, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
Obituary Image


Jerome Harry Crowton, 82, of Dryden, MI passed away on August 3, 2023 after his battle with brain cancer. Jerome was born on July 17, 1941 in Detroit, MI, the son of Harry and Dorothy (Totten) Crowton. He was the 6th of 11 children in his family. He married his lovely wife, Dolores Rhoads, on June 5, 1962 at the First Presbyterian Church in Detroit, MI, in 1976 they moved to Dryden to raise their 4 children. Jerome was employed by a sub-contractor for Ford Motor Company. He was awarded the top model maker during his career. He also enjoyed working alongside his wife at Heaven’s Gardens in Dryden, MI, growing roses, landscaping, and planting rose gardens. Jerome loved spending time in Paradise, MI at his cabin and 80 acres. He adored and loved the outdoors watching wildlife. He had a soft spot for the nature of animals. Jerome loved spending time with his family and cooking for them.  He liked traveling down south in the winter months, keeping warm and laying in the sun. 

Jerome is survived by his lovely wife, Dolores, son, James (Linda) Crowton, daughters, Natalie (Jamie) Wright and Elizabeth (Todd) Winslow, son-in-law, Michael Parvin, 11 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and countless lifelong friends, Jerome was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Julie Parvin, brothers and sisters.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

Jerome will be laid to rest on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at 11:30 AM next to his daughter Julie at Westlawn Cemetery.

You may share an online condolence to the family at

Arrangements by Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jerome Harry Crowton, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Jerome Harry Crowton?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Jerome's memory.


Graveside Service
August 8, 2023

11:30 AM
Westlawn Cemetery


© 2023 Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility