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Shirley Jean (Newton) Crabtree

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Shirley Jean (Newton) Crabtree Obituary
Crabtree, Shirley Jean (Newton),

76, went home to her Lord, Monday July 21, 2014 at St's. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, after a lengthy illness.

Shirley was born in Louisville, KY, to Joseph Luke and Virginia (Poynter) Newton.

Shirley was a Teachers Aide for disabled children, for J.C.P.S. with over six years service, and a member of Ralph Avenue Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a her parents; and a sister, Betty Jo Roberts.

Survivors include her loving husband of 50 years, Robert W. Crabtree; her children, Robert B. Priddy (Kathy), Barry Priddy (Mary), Kimberly JeanReardon (Richard) and Shana Lynn Ventola (Bobby); nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandsons.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Hwy., with burial to follow in Bethany Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday 1- 7 p.m. and after 10 a.m. Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy: Kosair Charities.

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Published in The Courier-Journal on July 23, 2014
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