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Dorothy B. Crabtree, 85 of Tazewell, VA died Friday December 22, 2017 at Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital.
Born February 2, 1932 at Mullens, WV she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Bessie Mae Burgess.
She was a retired ward clerk at Tazewell Community Hospital. After retirement, she enjoyed baking and cooking for her friends and family. She was a member of Tazewell Christian Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jeff and two sons, Timmy and Bill Crabtree; sister, Hazel Stewart and brother, Eugene "Sonny" Burgess.
She is survived by her family and many dear friends, including her daughters, Leigh Crabtree of Charlotte, NC and Lynn Quillen and fiance, Ray Willis of Tazewell, VA; sons, Jack Crabtree and wife, Ricki of Richmond, VA, Steven Crabtree of Tazewell, VA; sister, Mary Kitts of Bluefield, VA; grandchildren, Keith Crabtree and wife, Laine of Glen Allen, VA, Stephanne O'Connell and husband, David of Barrington, RI, Ross Quillen and wife. Melissa of Tazewell, VA, Travis Crabtree and wife, Tracie of Richlands, VA and Taylor Gunter and husband, Stephen of North Tazewell, VA.
The family will receive friends from 12:30-2:00 PM Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM with the Reverend Ed Tiller officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery. Pallbearers are Ross Quillen, Travis Crabtree, Grat Atkinson, Jimmy Atkinson, and Bill Allison. Honorary Pallbearers are Roger Pike, Ronnie Pike, Ed Killen and Kes Blackwell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Tazewell County Animal Shelter, 3015 Lynn Hollow Rd, North Tazewell, VA 24630 or a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on December 27, 2017
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