December 18, 1930 - September 13, 2020
On September 13, 2020, Rosalie Crabtree was reunited with her Kenny. She was born December 18, 1930 to her parents John and Lucille “Booth” Harbert in Jackson, Ohio. She graduated in 1948 from Jackson High School. After graduation she worked as a secretary until going to work for GTE as an operator. She met the love of her life while working at GTE, Kenneth Crabtree, and he never had a chance. They married August 26, 1951. They had 3 children, Pamela Sue Crabtree, Dennis Alan Crabtree and Susan Diane Crabtree. In October 1965 The Crabtrees moved from Jackson to Circleville. Rosalie worked at Walnut Street Greenhouse for 25 years before retiring. After retiring she worked part time at the Board of Election. Rosalie was a long time, faithful member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. Rosalie is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 53 years Kenneth Ray Crabtree; sisters Joanna Brunton- Jones and Loretta Jones; her brother John Gary Harbert, In laws Ruth “Cherrington” and Harry Crabtree and sister-in-law Ida “Crabtree” Jarvis. Left to mourn her passing are her children Pamela Crabtree of Circleville, Dennis (Penny) Crabtree of Oak Hill, Ohio and Susan Crabtree of Circleville; granddaughter Melissa Williams of Columbus; sister Flora Alice (Norm) Rhea of Jackson; sister-in-law Iva “Crabtree” Stack of Albany, Ohio; special friend Carol Lieb; her granddogs and grandcats; as well as several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 310 E Main St, Circleville on Monday September 21 from 10am to noon. Rosalie’s funeral service will follow at noon with Pastor Kenn Barton officiating, with burial at Forest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Shepherd United Methodist Church.
On September 13, 2020, Rosalie Crabtree was reunited with her Kenny. She was born December 18, 1930 to her parents John and Lucille “Booth” Harbert in Jackson, Ohio. She graduated in 1948 from Jackson High School. After graduation... View Obituary & Service Information
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