Crystal Dawn “Kissy” Cosby

Crystal Dawn “Kissy” Cosby

Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Crystal Dawn “Kissy” Cosby, passed away unexpectedly on September 15th at Harris Hospital Downtown in Fort Worth, TX.


Crystal is survived by her parents Joyce Ann Rattan-Bowling and Gary Lee Bowling, her devoted husband, Anthony Leigh “Tony” Cosby, her loving children Whitney LeeAnn Collins, Joshua Lee “Boomer” Orsini-Collins (husband Michael), Brazos Shane Collins (wife Meagan) and Mariah Leigh “Riley” Cosby, her precious grandbabies Kelsi, Annie, Amelia, Addilyn and Ryeland, her sister Rebecca Jan “Becky” Brown and brother Gary Lee “Bubba” Bowling, Jr.


She is preceded in death by and follows to Heaven her beautiful daughter Cassidy Brianne Collins, her wonderful grandparents and her much loved nephew Jake.


Crystal was born in Fort Worth, Texas on August 8th, 1964, to Joyce Ann Rattan-Bowling and Gary Lee Bowling. She graduated from Burleson High School with a full certification in cosmetology. She became the most loving and wonderful mother of her children who were her pride and joy on September 7th, 1984, June 23rd, 1986, October 11th, 1989, October 14th, 1991, and November 4th, 1998. She married the love of her life and sweetheart, Anthony Leigh “Tony” Cosby on February 21st, 1998. Crystal was the most devoted mother and grandmother known as “Kissy”. Kissy lived for her grandbabies who brought her unending joy and as a mother, she gave everything she had. In her life she worked as a cosmetologist, an entrepreneur owning her own video store and as a network technician for Bowling Telephone Services, a family business. She enjoyed arts and crafting, specifically bejeweling objects, and adding her special touch to anything she picked up. She also enjoyed frequently travelling to Florida to visit her son Joshua and granddaughter Addilyn, helping to raise her granddaughter Annie, spending time with her daughter Riley and her son Brazos and grandson Ryeland. She loved spending time with extended family who adored her, being an aunt to all her many nieces and nephews and being an excellent stay at home wife and mother whose home was full of love. She was the rock of her family and a source of incredible support. If anything went wrong, she was there. She was a spiritual woman who believed faithfully in God’s love. She will be greatly and forever missed by her husband, children, family and all her friends. She touched the lives of all who knew her.


Funeral Services for Crystal will be held at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury, TX with visitation services being held on Monday September, 20th from 5-7PM and funeral services being held on Tuesday September 21st at 11:00AM. She will be laid to rest at Watts Chapel Cemetery in Grandview, TX.

Flowers, donations, and condolences may be offered at 400 E Highway 377 Granbury, TX 76048


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