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Obituary: Marie Eugena Crabtree, Bloomington

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Marie Eugena Crabtree, 95, of Nashville, IN passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born July 14, 1917 at Dowell Hill in Bartholomew County, IN the daughter of the late Dallas William Webster Purtlebaugh and Inez Whittington Purtlebaugh.

Marie is survived by her two children, Kay Crabtree Duff Hedrick and Janet (Richard) Crabtree Sutton; her three grandchildren, Jim (Donna) Duff, Lydia (Rob) Schleicher, and Liana Sutton; granddaughter-in-law, Robin Duff Rose; ten great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Lee Crabtree; two grandchildren, Jennylee Duff and Timothy Duff; and by her brothers and sisters, Evelyn, Bonnie, Robert, Vern, and Donald.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2013 at Garland Brook Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home in Nashville, IN.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brown County Mother’s Cupboard Community Kitchen, 5306 State Road 135 N, Nashville, IN 47448, or to The Brown County TRIAD at 812-988-5606, or the Eli Duff Scholarship Fund.

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