Florence E. Crabtree, 78, daughter of George and Florence Ramsey Lott, was born Oct. 23, 1925, in St. Louis. She died July 22, 2004, at her home at Palmyra.She married Roy E. Crabtree Aug. 31, 1946, at Cabool.Mrs. Crabtree was a homemaker and attended school at Farber. She was a cook at the Palmyra Middle School for 15 years and formerly worked at the shoe factory in St. Clair. She was a member of the Parsons Ladies Club in Emden and a former member of the Emden Christian Church.She was preceded in death by a son, Bob Crabtree; and a daughter, Patty Crabtree.Surviving are her husband; one son, Stanley Joe Crabtree of Palmyra; daughters, Norma Jean Foster of Palmyra and Elsie Stone of Philadelphia; stepchildren, Marie Downs and Paul Eugene Crabtree of Tonganoxie, Kan.; and five grandchildren.Services were July 24 at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel at Palmyra with the Rev. Glen Yoder and the Rev. Brian Stone officiating. Burial was in the Emden Memorial Gardens.Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in her name. “

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