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Bettie L. Crosby Obituary
Bettie L. Crosby 1937 - 2013 Bettie Lou Embrey Crosby, age 75, passed away peacefully March 30, 2013 at home surrounded by family and long-time friend, Jan Boyett. She was born May 18, 1937 in Altus, OK. Her family moved to Bakersfield, CA in 1948 where she later graduated from Bakersfield High School. On May 7, 1955, she married Thomas L. Crosby, and they were blessed with two children. Bettie, affectionately known as Meme, worked as a tutor at North Beardsley School for 18 years and touched the lives of countless children with her special attention to their needs. She is survived by her husband of 58 years Thomas Crosby, brother Bobby Embrey, sister Claudette Cline, son Michael Crosby, daughter Sandra Crosby, grandsons Michael McNeil, Patrick McNeil, Krisstopher Crosby; granddaughters Megan Charron, Katey Crosby and Amanda McAdams, numerous great-grandchildren and countless friends. Services will be Monday, April 8, 10:00 a.m. at Valley Baptist Fellowship Hall, 4800 Fruitvale Ave., Bakersfield, CA. Pallbearers will be Michael Crosby, Kriss Crosby, Gary Crosby, Daymon Cline, Russ Willhite, Steve Sanchez and Honorary pallbearers Roland Garcia and Matt Forry. Meme will be greatly missed and always loved. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 4, 2013
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