Dorothy Fay Hall Crabb

Dorothy Fay Hall Crabb, 97, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Lockney.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Her grandson-in-law, Dan Bragdon officiated.

She will be buried in Rush Springs Cemetery in Rush Springs, Oklahoma.

Arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

Dorothy was born October 20, 1922, west of Rush Springs, Oklahoma to Ray and Olive (Fisher) Hall.

She attended school in Richland and graduated from Rush Springs High School in 1940.  She attended Junior College in Corpus Christi and graduated from North Texas State Teachers College in Denton in 1944.

She married Lenard Dale Crabb on December 16, 1945 in Corpus Christi when he returned from World War II.

Dorothy taught Vocational Home Economics for 13 years and grade school for 19 years.  She loved kids.  She was teaching in Silverton, Texas just before she retired.  She also liked to sew, knit, quilt and she was a great cook.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Lockney, when she and Lenard moved to Floydada in their later years.  She loved the Lord.  Her favorite times were spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Growing up, she was an only child, so she loved Lenard’s family dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 2007; his parents; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Bill and JoAnn Crabb, Bob and Cleo Crabb, and Alton Crabb; and her granddaughter, Amanda Crabb Ciccarelli in 2012.

Those left to cherish Dorothy’s memory include her son, William Ray Crabb and wife, Miu of Sparks, Nevada; her daughter, Lenda Fay Clark and husband, Oliver of Floydada; seven grandchildren, Allison Martin and husband, Tony of Carrollton, Texas, Caroline Crabb of Sparks, Nevada, Rebecca Crabb Dierksen and  husband, Shaun of Rowlett, Texas, Lenard Crabb of  Tyler, Texas, Dorothy Crabb Pulley and husband, Will of Athens, Texas, Angie Clark Ostrander of Pflugerville, Texas and Kelli Clark Bragdon and husband, Dan of Lake Lure, North Carolina; and grandson-in-law, Ron Ciccarelli of Greensburg, Pennsylvania.  She had twelve great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Betty Crabb of Rush Springs, Oklahoma; her cousin, Helen Jean Fisher of Marlow, Oklahoma and many very special nieces and nephews.  She will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed.

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