Eleanor Crow Houyoux


Eleanor Crow Houyoux died on May 18, 2022, at the wonderful age of 101. She was born in New Jersey on November 27, 1920, to Laura and Charles Crow. She met the love of her life, Jack Houyoux, on a blind date at the age of 17. After their marriage three years later, the couple lived to celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary before Jack’s death in 2013.

We will remember her as a loving mother with a lively sense of humor; an avid gardener, wielding a rototiller well into her nineties; and an accomplished round dancer with dancing friends in Maryland, West Virginia, and Florida.

She is survived by her children, Jacques Richard Houyoux, Anne Elizabeth Sims, and Eleanor H. Klebonis; grandchildren, Mary K. McLemore, John R. Klebonis, Jr., David L. Klebonis, Marc R. Houyoux, Charles A. Houyoux, Kelly Sims Faircloth, and Michelle Sims Heiter; and twenty great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will gather for the funeral, to be held at the James and Sikes Funeral Home, 4278 Lafayette Street, Marianna, Florida, 32446, on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 10:00 a.m. and burial at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens, 3720 Caverns Road, Marianna, Florida, 32446. James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel will direct.

In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to the Chipola College Scholarship fund, Home – Chipola College.


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