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Betty Ruth Crabtree

May 12, 1940 — November 20, 2023




Betty Ruth Crabtree, age 83 of Clinton, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, November 20, 2023 following a period of declining health.

Born in Robbins, Tennessee on May 12, 1940 she was the daughter of the late Shelby Coin Gunter and Clansy Louise Hamby Gunter. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Walter Crabtree. Betty had lived in Wartburg and later moved to Clinton where she made her home the last twelve years. She was a member of Covenant Life Church.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Michael Crabtree of Harriman, Tennessee; her daughters, Katherine Osborne of Clinton, Tennessee and Scyleesa Crabtree of Wartburg, Tennessee; her brothers, Bill Gunter and wife Sue and Bacel Gunter and wife Pam both of Wartburg, Tennessee; her sister, Sue Russell of Wartburg, Tennessee; grandchildren, Alan Bostley, Josh Crabtree, Nicole Bostley, Taylor Hughes, Shelbi Osborne, Jayden Chatmon and Madison Chatmon; great-grandchildren, Riley Bostley, Mason Bostley, Jake Crabtree, Kylie Crabtree, Natalie Hughes, Austin Bostley and other nieces and nephews and relatives and friends.

Friends may visit with the Crabtree Family on Saturday, November 25, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Jones Mortuary Chapel. Graveside rites will follow in the Oak Ridge Memorial Park at 1501 Bethel Valley Road in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Pallbearers will be Michael Crabtree, Alan Bostley, Joshua Crabtree, Taylor Hughes, Jayden Chatmon and Jake Crabtree.

Jones Mortuary of Clinton, Tennessee is serving the family of Betty Ruth Crabtree.

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Saturday, November 25, 2023

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Saturday, November 25, 2023

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