Kathleen Yvonne Crowe Clemens Moll, 52, died at home in Galveston unexpectedly on March 31, 2014.
Kathy was born and raised in Mineral Wells to James and Mildred Crowe on Oct. 3, 1961. She graduated from Mineral Wells High School where she was very successful in the high school band.
Kathy worked in a restaurant during high school and then later at the Fort Worth Petroleum Club. She also worked at a newspaper and in a hospital and managed Eckerd Drug Stores. She later became a pharmacy technician at a large hospital in Ft. Worth.
Kathy moved to South Padre Island where she met William L. Moll. She and Bill were a couple for a long time and married in Galveston in 2002. They have permanently resided in Galveston since 2000.
Kathy was one of only a handful of women to ever achieve the title of Champion Angler of the South Texas Big Game Fishing Club, catching Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna and Wahoo. Kathy was small in physical stature but huge in determination, concentration and finesse in catching large fish. “Dynamite comes in small packages,” she liked to say.
Kathy was also very successful and won many awards at the Texas International Fishing Tournament. She was a member of the Advisory Board of Directors of that organization.
Kathy’s pastimes included family, offshore fishing, traveling, cruising, gourmet cooking and music, among others.
Kathy is survived by her husband, Bill, of Galveston; parents, James and Mildred Crowe, of Mineral Wells; brother, James Crowe Jr. and wife Amy; and sister, Linda Sparks, all of Mineral Wells; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by her three step-children: Bill Moll Jr., of Houston; Robin Meagher of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and Christian Moll of Fort Worth; their spouses and seven step-grandchildren.
Kathy’s family received visitors from 5 until 7 pm, Monday, April 7, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home in Galveston.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Moody Methodist Church in Galveston, Rev. Charles Bagley officiating. Interment will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont.
Pallbearers are William L. Moll Jr., Michael Christian Moll, William Stewart Moll, Thomas Leo Moll, Robert Joseph Meagher III and Robert Joseph Meagher IV.