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Graveside Service

Reed Springs Cemetery
Sunday September 5th, 2021

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Shirley Wanda Costner Crabtree

SHIRLEY WANDA COSTNER CRABTREE, age 84 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, in Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens, Tenn. She was a native of Monroe County, Tenn., resident most of her life of McMinn County, Tenn., a daughter of the late James Mose and Margaret Arp Costner and preceded in death by her husband: Rev. Glenn Lee Crabtree, Sr., Brothers: Oscar Costner and Fred Costner, Sisters: Verna Jaynes. She retired from Kroger’s Grocery. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Niota.

Survivors: Glenn Lee "Wink" and Vicki Crabtree of Knoxville, Tenn., Robbie D. Crabtree of Madisonville, Tenn., Two Grandchildren: Andrew Christian Crabtree and Betsy Ann Crabtree, several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Reed Springs Cemetery with Andrew Crabtree officiating. There will be no formal visitation. Contributions may be made to your favorite charity. Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Shirley-Crabtree Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.

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I know Shirley will be missed as she was loved by so many. I lost touch with her until a few years ago. She along with Glenn, Wink and Robbie were our neighbors when we lived on Ingleside Avenue 60 plus years ago. We (my mom, dad and I ) cherished their friendship. I know she is rejoicing with the love of her life, Glenn. And our Father is smiling and saying, " Well done, my faithful daughter." My prayers are with you for peace and comfort.

Marilyn (Arnold) McGee Sep 7 2021 11:56 PM

sorry for your loss worked with shirley at kroger in athens saw here a couple yrs ago at a reunion we had and she is a friend on facebook

luther lee lunsford Sep 6 2021 1:31 PM

Prayers for the family. I will miss my precious Aunt Shirley.

Linda Jaynes Leamon Sep 4 2021 3:07 PM