Services for Edward McKenzie Crabtree, 74, who died Friday at his home in Perry, will be held
10 a.m. Monday in the Strode chapel.
The Rev. Marvin Polson will officiate.
Crabtree was born on March 17, 1881, at Leon, Kansas. He was the son of Mack and Martha
Crabtree. He was married to Carrie Ann Ensley on Nov. 16, 1904, at Eldora, Kansas.
The Crabtrees moved to Payne county in 1910 and lived in Stillwater until 1937 when they
moved to a farm northwest of Stillwater.
He was a long-time employee of Southwest Ice Co. He retired in 1952 and moved to Perry where
they have lived since.
In addition to his widow, four sons and two daughters survive: Cecil Crabtree, Enid; Edward Crabtree,
Augusta, Kans.; Paul Crabtree, Ponca City; Lee Crabtree, Birmingham, Ala.; Mrs. Dorothy Ferguson,
Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Betty Nemachek, Red Rock. Two daughters, Edna and Maxine, died in
One sister, Mrs. Albert Williams, Perry, a half-sister, Mrs. Bertha Carter, Texas, and a half-
brother, Earl Scott, Oklahoma City, also survive. There are six grandchildren.
Reprinted by permission of Stillwater NewsPress.
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