Deborah “Debbie” Diane Crabtree
June 27, 1952 -
November 28, 2020

Visitation

Service 

December 2, 2020
2:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Graveside service for Mrs. Deborah “Debbie” Diane Crabtree, age 68 of Petersburg, will be conducted at 2 PM on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Wright’s Cemetery with Bro. Tommy Graham officiating. There will be no visitation with the family prior to the service.

Debbie was born on June 27, 1952 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Betty Morton Carpenter. She was a member of the McBurg First Baptist Church where she loved her church family very much. Debbie retired from Goodman Manufacturing as an assembler.

Debbie is survived by her husband Ronnie Crabtree of Petersburg; daughters, Christy Gleghorn and Camille (Melvin) Gleghorn, both of Petersburg; grandchildren, Kelly Gleghorn (Nathan Fuller), Garrett (Jenny) Gleghorn, and Caleb Gleghorn all of Petersburg, brothers, Dale Winsett of Fayetteville and Terry Winsett of Madison, AL; and aunts, Reba Stubblefield and Faye Wicks. She was preceded in death by her parents, Betty and Glen Carpenter; brother, Gary Winsett; and son-in-law, Terry Gleghorn.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Riverside Christian Academy, 116 Riverside Lane, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or McBurg First Baptist Church, 353 McBurg Dellrose Road, Dellrose, TN 38453.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Deborah Diane Crabtree.

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20 Comments

  1. Gerald and Wanda Scott

    I am so sorry to hear about Debbie!! She was a Beautiful Lady inside and out! God bless the Family with Comfort and Peace In the Days to Come!🙏💖🙏

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  2. Patricia Whitaker

    To the Crabtree family Debbie was senior of 1970 very sweet lady

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  3. Mildred Mcnatt

    Debbie was a wonderful person. Always sweet and kind. She will be missed. RIP

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  4. Felicia Sons

    So sorry Christy and family!Debbie was a sweet and was a great person worked with her many of years!My prayers are with you and your family.

    Reply
  5. Mark Moore

    So sorry to hear this Ronnie! We will be thinking about y’all!

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  6. Judy Steelman

    Camille, thinking of you. I am so sorry. Prayers for all of you. Debbie was so sweet. Love you

    Reply
  7. Phillip and Diane (Spray) Knowles

    Ronnie,Christy,Camille and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about Debbie. I saw her about 3 months ago and we talked for a little bit. She always had a sweet smile on her face. Heaven has gained a new angel. May God comfort you all during this most difficult time and times to come
    Phillip and Diane(Spray) Knowles

    Reply
  8. Katie Womack

    Christy: God bless you & your family during this very difficult time. Your mom was so sweet & pretty. I know you will miss her so much.

    Reply
  9. Ray and Doris Honea Family

    So very Sorry for The Loss of Debbie.She always wore that Beautiful Smile..Worked with her and her Daughter at Goodman. LOVED her Mother And Step Dad Betty and Glen Carpenter .Praying for all of The Family..Love you all 😇😇😥😥The Ray and Doris Honea Family

    Reply
  10. Dianne Cashion Sumruld

    I am so sad to hear of Debbie’s passing. I automatically am reminded of having the privilege of having her in class at Boonshill. The memories are of one that was always kind sweet and with a smile. My heart goes out to Ronnie, Christy, Camille and all the grandchildren.

    Reply
  11. Brenda Burns

    Ronnie ,I didn’t leave you out .I wanted you to know ,Debbie was a one of a Kind. A Loving Lady that had so much compassion for her Family and Church Family and Community.A Beautiful Voice that could leave you in tears.She wore a smile each time I saw her and I know she will be missed.God Bless you and your Family and I know she is singing in Heaven with Betty and Glenn and Gary and Terry. Love to you ..Brenda Burns

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  12. Brenda Burns

    Christy ,Camille ,grandchildren, her friends and Family of the McBurg Baptist and Community .We are so Sorry about the passing of Debbie,such an awesome lady with a Beuatiful Voice and a passion for life.She always had a smile and was Loved and will be missed.Heaven has gained another Angel . Prayers and Love to you all …. Brenda & Joe Burns and Mattie Mae and Clay Sawyer

    Reply
  13. Jimmy and Janice Towry

    Prayers offered on behalf of the family in the loss of your loved one.
    She was a sweet lady and always had a smile.
    She will be missed.

    Reply
  14. Judy Stafford

    Ronnie,Christy, Camille and Family. I’m so sorry to hear about sweet Debbie.I have known her most of her life and she was always such a sweet, kind person.
    My Prayers and thoughts are with you all.
    With Love, Judy

    Reply
  15. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Ronnie and family, I am so sorry to hear of Debbie’s passing. She was one of the nicest person and with such a loving heart. Please know we send our love and prayers.

    Reply
  16. Janice Davis

    I loved Debbie so much. Everyone at Church loved her so much. She was our devorator, great singer and most of all friend. She will be missed. Christy and Camille and Kelly I know your hearts are broken because mine is too

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  17. Nancy woods

    So sorry to hear about your loss my prayers are with each and everyone of you

    Reply
  18. Cindy Gentry

    I am so sorry to hear about Debbie. She was one of the kindest people I have ever met. Sending prayers to the family.

    Reply
  19. Travis Creasy

    A wonderful lady with a wonderful family. What a legacy she has left for all to be blessed by.

    Reply
  20. Treva Buntley

    Christy you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I lost my Dad on November 2nd so I know the pain you are feeling. Your mother was a very nice lady.

    Reply

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20 Comments

  1. Gerald and Wanda Scott

    I am so sorry to hear about Debbie!! She was a Beautiful Lady inside and out! God bless the Family with Comfort and Peace In the Days to Come!🙏💖🙏

    Reply
  2. Patricia Whitaker

    To the Crabtree family Debbie was senior of 1970 very sweet lady

    Reply
  3. Mildred Mcnatt

    Debbie was a wonderful person. Always sweet and kind. She will be missed. RIP

    Reply
  4. Felicia Sons

    So sorry Christy and family!Debbie was a sweet and was a great person worked with her many of years!My prayers are with you and your family.

    Reply
  5. Mark Moore

    So sorry to hear this Ronnie! We will be thinking about y’all!

    Reply
  6. Judy Steelman

    Camille, thinking of you. I am so sorry. Prayers for all of you. Debbie was so sweet. Love you

    Reply
  7. Phillip and Diane (Spray) Knowles

    Ronnie,Christy,Camille and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about Debbie. I saw her about 3 months ago and we talked for a little bit. She always had a sweet smile on her face. Heaven has gained a new angel. May God comfort you all during this most difficult time and times to come
    Phillip and Diane(Spray) Knowles

    Reply
  8. Katie Womack

    Christy: God bless you & your family during this very difficult time. Your mom was so sweet & pretty. I know you will miss her so much.

    Reply
  9. Ray and Doris Honea Family

    So very Sorry for The Loss of Debbie.She always wore that Beautiful Smile..Worked with her and her Daughter at Goodman. LOVED her Mother And Step Dad Betty and Glen Carpenter .Praying for all of The Family..Love you all 😇😇😥😥The Ray and Doris Honea Family

    Reply
  10. Dianne Cashion Sumruld

    I am so sad to hear of Debbie’s passing. I automatically am reminded of having the privilege of having her in class at Boonshill. The memories are of one that was always kind sweet and with a smile. My heart goes out to Ronnie, Christy, Camille and all the grandchildren.

    Reply
  11. Brenda Burns

    Ronnie ,I didn’t leave you out .I wanted you to know ,Debbie was a one of a Kind. A Loving Lady that had so much compassion for her Family and Church Family and Community.A Beautiful Voice that could leave you in tears.She wore a smile each time I saw her and I know she will be missed.God Bless you and your Family and I know she is singing in Heaven with Betty and Glenn and Gary and Terry. Love to you ..Brenda Burns

    Reply
  12. Brenda Burns

    Christy ,Camille ,grandchildren, her friends and Family of the McBurg Baptist and Community .We are so Sorry about the passing of Debbie,such an awesome lady with a Beuatiful Voice and a passion for life.She always had a smile and was Loved and will be missed.Heaven has gained another Angel . Prayers and Love to you all …. Brenda & Joe Burns and Mattie Mae and Clay Sawyer

    Reply
  13. Jimmy and Janice Towry

    Prayers offered on behalf of the family in the loss of your loved one.
    She was a sweet lady and always had a smile.
    She will be missed.

    Reply
  14. Judy Stafford

    Ronnie,Christy, Camille and Family. I’m so sorry to hear about sweet Debbie.I have known her most of her life and she was always such a sweet, kind person.
    My Prayers and thoughts are with you all.
    With Love, Judy

    Reply
  15. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Ronnie and family, I am so sorry to hear of Debbie’s passing. She was one of the nicest person and with such a loving heart. Please know we send our love and prayers.

    Reply
  16. Janice Davis

    I loved Debbie so much. Everyone at Church loved her so much. She was our devorator, great singer and most of all friend. She will be missed. Christy and Camille and Kelly I know your hearts are broken because mine is too

    Reply
  17. Nancy woods

    So sorry to hear about your loss my prayers are with each and everyone of you

    Reply
  18. Cindy Gentry

    I am so sorry to hear about Debbie. She was one of the kindest people I have ever met. Sending prayers to the family.

    Reply
  19. Travis Creasy

    A wonderful lady with a wonderful family. What a legacy she has left for all to be blessed by.

    Reply
  20. Treva Buntley

    Christy you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I lost my Dad on November 2nd so I know the pain you are feeling. Your mother was a very nice lady.

    Reply

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