Essie Lee Crabtree, 78 of Winfield, passed away May 19, 2013, at Park West Medical Center in Knoxville.

Born in Winfield, December 10, 1934, she was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Sally Perkins Ramsey; husband, John R. Crabtree; grandson, Seth Ramsey Crabtree; sisters, Reba Baker and Juanita Ramsey; and brothers, Charles and Harley Ramsey.

She was a Christian of Baptist faith, and was a long time member of Highway Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children: Marilyn Spears and husband, Richard, Richard Crabtree and wife, Kathy, Mike Crabtree and wife, Lorri, Bruce Crabtree and wife, Lainill, and Keeshia Crabtree Casada; grandchildren: Harley, Chris and Arien Wisner, Richard ìBudî Crabtree, Ben and Drew Crabtree, Cherith, Jenna and Noah Crabtree, Shelby Casada and Darcee Crabtree; several great-grandchildren, sisters: Hazel Terry, Dessie Conley, and Ann Thompson; brother, Ernest Ramsey; special friends: Sue Stanley and Louise Jones; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted May 23, in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Delmon Stanley officiating. Music was provided by Tammy Wright, and Doyle and Nancy Smith. Graveside service was conducted May 24, at Walker Cemetery.

West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.