Roberta Jacqueline “Jackie” Crabtree, 89, of Lucasville passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March 14, 2021. She was born on July 13, 1931, in Fullerton, Kentucky the daughter of the late Vernon Boyles and Matilda Pack Crabtree. On October 4, 1947, she was united in marriage to Everett Gene Crabtree who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters: Beverly Stevens of Portsmouth, Susan (Steve) Gray of Minford and Marianne (Ed) Swanner of Portsmouth; 16 grandchildren, Melissa Dell, Christopher Crabtree, Terri Scott, Tommy Bell, Crystal Bell, Michael “Mickey” Crabtree, Beth Ann Crabtree, Steven “Stevie” Gray, Brandon Gray, David Gray, Art Swanner, Matthew Swanner, Brandon Swanner, Andrew Watts, Tyler Swanner and Dylan Swanner Craft; 24 great-grandchildren, Mason, Allie, Jacob, Matthew, Jonathan, Paige, Tommy, Chad, Dustin, Isabella, Ashley, Lynden, Noah, Sebastian, Taylor, Kellen, Paige, Rachel, Nathan, Annie, Will, Delylah, Gabriel and Gideon; 3 great-great-grandchildren, Ryder, Rowan, and Wyatt Lee; three brothers, William “Sony” Willis, James Boyles and Junior Boyles; two sisters, Elsie Mae (Finn) Wolfe and Aileen (David) Warner. In addition to her parents, Roberta was preceded in death by her step-father, Edward Crabtree; two sons, Ronald Lee Crabtree and Michael Crabtree; a brother, Clarence “Tom” Boyles and two sisters, Sharon Hart and Delores Pennisten.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Friday, March 19, 2021, at the Pleasant Valley Community of Christ in Lucasville with Pastor Phil Crabtree and Jeff Mitchell officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at the Botkin Hornback Funeral Home in Otway from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. and for one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pleasant Valley Community of Christ Church, 723 Sedan Crabtree Rd. Lucasville, Ohio 45648 or SOMC Hospice, 2201 25th St. Portsmouth, Ohio 45662.