|Death: ||Aug. 8, 2012|
North Carolina, USA
Martha Ann Crown Abolins, 69, of Manteo died Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at her residence. Born in Norton, VA, she was the daughter of the late John Randolph Crown, Jr. and the late Marilyn Stallard Crown. She was a graduate of E. C. Glass High School, Lynchburg, VA, Mary Washington College, and the University of Virginia. She was a retired Special Education Teacher in Montgomery County, MD. Mrs. A, as she was known by her students, was instrumental in developing the curriculum for the gifted and talented students with special needs.
Martha is survived by her husband, Juris Eglis Abolins of the home; a son, Andy Holderness and wife, Sydney of Issaquah, WA; three grandchildren, Emily, Abigayle, and Justins; a sister, Harriet C. Kirkland and husband, Bryant of Hickory, NC; a brother, John R. Crown, III and wife, Leigh of Morehead City, NC; a sister-in-law, Edite Abolins of Rockville, MD; two nieces, Sarah Crown of San Francisco, CA and Rebecca Halberg and husband, Ryan (Hayden, Hunter) of Columbia, SC; and four nephews, John R. Crown, IV and wife, Susan (Jack) of Pittsburgh, PA, Clark Crown and wife, Naomi (Tillie, Zachary) of Richmond, VA, Bryant Kirkland and wife Brittany of Durham, NC and Joshua Kirkland of Virginia Beach, VA.
A special thanks to the Visiting Angels, especially Marlene and Toni, and Bernice at Dare County Hospice, Manteo, NC for help in allowing Martha to stay at home.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 1:00 PM at St. Andrews By-the-Sea Episcopal Church by the Rev. Bert Eaton.
John Randolph Crown (1916 - 2007)
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Record added: Aug 14, 2012
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