Winona Deloris Crabtree

September 28, 1927April 7, 2018

Winona Deloris Crabtree, 90, passed away on April 7, 2018 at Mount Carmel East Hospital. She was born on September 28, 1927 in West Portsmouth, OH, a daughter to the late Glen Franklin and Mattie Lee (Swim) Waddell. Winona is survived by her loving sons, J. Russell (Shawn Kelly) Crabtree and Glenn (Jenny) Crabtree; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; sisters, Wanda and Juanita and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, James H. Crabtree and daughter, Anita Sue Knecht. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Tri-Village Christian Church, 7509 E. Broad St., Pataskala, OH 43062. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Pastor Paul Snoddy officiating. Interment will be at Jersey Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tri-Village Christian Church or Wesley Ridge Employee Fund, 2229 Taylor Park Dr., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068, in Winona’s memory.


  • Visitation Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Funeral Servcie Thursday, April 12, 2018

Winona Deloris Crabtree

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Carl Crabtree

April 12, 2018

Winona was an old friend and my schoolmate at McDermott, Ohio High School . Over the years we shared many memories at our annual alumni dinners. She was a lovely, gifted , extremely intelligent person and I shall miss her..

Margaret "Peggy" Stout

April 12, 2018

Winona and her husband Jim were a great team who enjoyed sharing their love of Christ with others, she through her work with preschool children- Winona worked with my mother in this calling- and Jim through his participation in, sometimes leading, Bible study groups. I love their family!

Rhonda St Onge

April 10, 2018

Winona has been a wonderful part of our community and I will miss her. She is a lovely and kind spirit.
Thank you for sharing a few years of Winona's life with us at Wesley Ridge!