Feb. 15, 1931 Charleston Charleston County South Carolina, USA
Feb. 1, 2009 Charleston Charleston County South Carolina, USA
Jean Lamond Crabbe, of Summerville, the wife of the former Commandant of Cadets at The Citadel, Col. William M. Crabbe, Jr. USAF, Ret., departed this life for Heavenly rest February 1, 2009.
She was one of two daughters of Alexander MacGregor Lamond and Hilda Sands Gibson Lamond.
Mrs. Crabbe was a loving wife and devoted mother who supported her husband's military career. Jean met her future husband on the train while they were both traveling home from college during Christmas break. She earned an associate degree from Coker College.
Jean was a member of the Citadel Women's Club and enjoyed her role as a "Mother" to the Corps of Cadets.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Col. William Mervin Crabbe, Jr., USAF Ret. of Summerville; three sons: Lt. Col. William Mervin Crabbe III, USAF Ret. of Johns Island, Mark MacGregor Crabbe, MD and wife, Linda Swain Crabbe, MD of Sumter and Lt. Col. Matthew Lamond Crabbe, USAF Ret. and wife Wendy Wintermute Crabbe of San Antonio, TX; eight grandchildren: Heather Ann and Rachel Elizabeth Crabbe, Christina Lynn, Lauren Jean, Caroline Leigh and Lisa Joy Crabbe, Christopher William Crabbe, Laura Lee Crabbe; a great-grandchild; niece, Jeanne McLendon Few and husband Dr. Theron Gary Few of Birmingham, AL and nephew, Alexander Sandy McLendon and wife, Nancy McLendon of Perry, GA.
Her sister, Elizabeth McLendon, preceded her in death.
Jean, I am sorry we never met. I am a Scottish cousin! Alexander Lamond was my great-great grandfather and my grandmother was Alexander McGregor Lamond's first cousin. I have a family history and family tree so , from the internet and this site I have...(Read more) -
Eleo Gordon Added: Oct. 22, 2011
A beautiful and kind soul ~ you will live on forever in the hearts of those left to cherish your precious memory. God bless and rest in His care always. -
Just another taphophile Added: Feb. 2, 2009