June Margaret Pelley Crabtree, age 101, of Oil Trough, Arkansas, passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2017.
She was born June 20th, 1916, in Elmo, Arkansas, which was a small community between Oil Trough and Macks, Arkansas. She was born to Jessie Ervin Pelley and Emily Gertrude Wheeler Pelley. She was a member of the Oil Trough Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Arvel Crabtree, a son Max Crabtree, and a great grandson, two infant siblings and five sisters and one brother.
June is survived by her children, Conrad Crabtree, Joann Stewart (Wesley-deceased), Harriet Hawkins and husband (Danny), Becky Engles and husband (Todd), and daughter-in-law Joyce Crabtree. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and fifteen great-great-grandchildren; June is also survived by a nephew and three nieces.
A funeral service celebrating her life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 29, 2017, at White River Baptist Church in Oil Trough. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow the service at Maple Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers are her grandsons, Mike Crabtree, Tim Stewart, Bob Crabtree, Chad Crabtree, Tony Hawkins, and Corey Engles.
June had a strong love for the Lord, her family, and nature that surrounds us.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Maple Springs Cemetery, P.O. Box 129 Oil Trough, Arkansas 72564.
Funeral arrangements will be handled by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville.