|Birth: ||May 18, 1956|
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 2011|
Daily Post Athenian
Oct 11, 2011
Kathy Jane Martin Crabtree
Kathy Jane Martin Crabtree, 55, shed her earthly shell and took her place with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.
She was a beloved and cherished wife, mother and friend and her departure has left a void in the lives of all who knew her. A native of Englewood, she was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and had lived in Riceville for 39 years. Awaiting Kathy's arrival at the heavenly gates were her daddy, James "Jim" Martin; her father-in-law, Henry Crabtree; one sister, Faye Martin; one niece, Tosha Martin; one great-nephew, Conner Lane; several aunts and uncles; and her cherished friends, Wilma and Willard Waldrop.
Kathy leaves behind to cherish her memory and to await to join her beloved husband of 39 years and the love of her life, Timothy Crabtree of Riceville; her daughters, who adore and admire her, Tiffany Crabtree and Brittany Crabtree, both of Riceville; her mother, Jewel Martin of Athens; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Danny and Carlene Martin of Athens, Steve and Pat Martin of Englewood, and James "Buster" and Charlene Martin of Etowah; five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Jimmie Sue and Sherman Williams of Athens, Dana and Ronnie Lane of Englewood, Vickie and Jim Crofts of Smyrna, Debbie Martin Mullinax of Englewood, and Sandra Martin of Athens; one aunt, Estelle Lipps of Englewood; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews that she cherished dearly.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ogle Wattenbarger and the Rev. John Crabtree officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be James Woodeson, Jason Lane, Jamie Crabtree, Dustin Martin, Jarrod Martin and Shaun Williams.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the South Chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home.
Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.
James Ross Martin (1927 - 1980)
Dezma Jewel Gibson Martin (1929 - 2013)
Steven Jerome Martin (1949 - 2012)*
Kathy Jane Martin Crabtree (1956 - 2011)
Debbie Annette Martin Mullinax (1958 - 2014)*
Glenna Faye Martin (1962 - 2001)*
Jones Chapel Cemetery
Created by: Glenda Rowland
Record added: Oct 12, 2011
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