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Ambalene Crocker
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1926
Death: Jul. 17, 2012

Ambalene Crocker, 85, of Midland, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. She was born in Smead, Arkansas, on November 27, 1926, to George Oliver Puterbaugh and Alma Judy (Way) Puterbaugh. Ambalene was a very hardworking woman, who loved and cared for her family and friends. She was a longtime Midland resident. During her lifetime, she worked as a telephone operator in Midland and Big Spring for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, until her retirement with the company. Ambalene was preceded in death by both of her parents, Oliver and Alma Puterbaugh; her loving husband of 31 years, Eddie Crocker; and a son, Leslie McMullen. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Clyde Crocker of Alvin, TX and Waitchel Crocker of Ft. Worth, TX; her daughters, Judy Sidoni of Midland and Kay Wilson of Kansas; her sister, Alice Gill of Little Rock, AR; and her grandchildren, Angela McMullen and Nick Sidoni. She was Mama Bear to her great-grandchildren, Calvin, Curtis, Tom, Charlie, Cougar, and Rebecca Sidoni. She also leaves behind two very close friends, Bob Weddle and Robert Webb. Ambalene will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Friends may pay their respects to Mrs. Crocker on Friday, July 20, 2012, at Ellis Funeral Home between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held at Resthaven Memorial Park on Saturday, July 21, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., with Brother Bob Porterfield officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home of Midland. Condolences may be offered at:
Resthaven Memorial Park
Midland County
Texas, USA
Created by: Gunnels
Record added: Jul 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93846994
Ambalene Crocker
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I worked with Ambalene in Big Spring,very special lady.
- Delma Dallefeld
 Added: May. 11, 2014

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