OBITUARY

Marjorie "Tommye" Crooks

November 3, 1928August 5, 2018

Marjorie Tom (Tommye) Rambo Crooks, 89, of Wichita Falls, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 in Wichita Falls. She was born on November 3, 1928 to the late Almus Newton Rambo and Ida Ruth Jones Rambo on a half-share farm near Electra. She started her schooling in a one room school house in the Bowman Community, then went to school in Holliday for 1 ½ years. After moving to Wichita Falls, she went to Sam Houston Zundelowitz Jr. High and graduated from Wichita Falls High School in 1946. Marjorie started working at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company as an operator in 1946. She transferred to Nashville, TN after marrying her beloved husband, David R. (Mike) Crooks on January 29, 1952 when he returned from Korea. She eventually transferred back to Wichita Falls 1958. Her hobbies were ceramics and reading and was known by many of her friends as a bookaholic. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, David R. (Mike) Crooks, her father and mother, Almus and Ida Ruth Rambo; her siblings, Anna May Grimes, Leo Cowden, Loumelia Patterson and Theo Mullins; a sister-in-law, Audrey (Pat) Peters. She is survived by her beloved son, Michael John Crooks and his wife Michelle; granddaughters, Brittany Nicole Crooks and Amber Waterstradt and husband Alex. Numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel with Roger Deerinwater officiating. A visitation will be at Noon on Thursday prior to the service. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at www.hamptonvaughancrestview.com

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • Interment Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Biography

Marjorie Tom (Tommye) Rambo Crooks, 89, of Wichita Falls, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 in Wichita Falls. She was born on November 3, 1928 to the late Almus Newton Rambo and Ida Ruth Jones Rambo on a half-share farm near Electra. She started her schooling in a one room school house in the Bowman Community, then went to school in Holliday for 1 ½ years. After moving to Wichita Falls, she went to Sam Houston Zundelowitz Jr. High and graduated from Wichita Falls High School in 1946.
Marjorie started working at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company as an operator in 1946. She transferred to Nashville, TN after marrying her beloved husband, David R. (Mike) Crooks on January 29, 1952 when he returned from Korea. She eventually transferred back to Wichita Falls 1958.
Her hobbies were ceramics and reading and was known by many of her friends as a bookaholic.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, David R. (Mike) Crooks, her father and mother, Almus and Ida Ruth Rambo; her siblings, Anna May Grimes, Leo Cowden, Loumelia Patterson and Theo Mullins; a sister-in-law, Audrey (Pat) Peters.
She is survived by her beloved son, Michael John Crooks and his wife Michelle; granddaughters, Brittany Nicole Crooks and Amber Waterstradt and husband Alex. Numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel with Roger Deerinwater officiating. A visitation will be at Noon on Thursday prior to the service. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park.