November 24, 1925 ~ April 9, 2021

Born in: Lamb, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

Ersie Mae Houchens, 95, of Glasgow, Kentucky passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at her residence. She was born November 24, 1925 in Lamb, Kentucky to the late Clyde Thomas and Flossie Wood Smith. Ersie worked for several years at Crown Laundry before retiring from Sorensen Manufacturing Company. Ersie was a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Survivors include, one daughter, Wanda Avery (Gerald) of Glasgow, Kentucky; eight grandchildren, Lisa Mosier (John), Jo Garmon (Jeff) both of Glasgow, Kentucky, Jennifer Houchens of Scottsville, Kentucky, Doug Houchens (Melissa) of Glasgow, Kentucky, Stan Houchens of Louisville, Kentucky, Wayne Wilson (Joy), Stacey Wilson (Samantha), Kay Deckard (Jonathan), all of Glasgow, Kentucky; 23 great and 22 great-great grandchildren; and one son-in-law, Stanley Harold Houchens.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Stanley Woodrow Houchens; two daughters, Doris Ann Houchens and Linda Joyce Wilson; three grandkids, Marilyn Faye Anderson, Carolyn Kaye Anderson, Sarah Beth Houchens; and several brothers and sisters and a son in law, Bobby Wilson.

The funeral service for Mrs. Houchens will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 14th at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 AM until time for the service at the funeral home. A. F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted in the care of Mrs. Houchens. Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. Family, I’m deeply sorry for the loss of this amazing woman. She had a huge heart and a loving kindness like no other. She will be missed greatly.

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