Inez Looper Crabtree, 84 - Travelers Rest

Inez Looper Crabtree, 84, of Travelers Rest, SC slipped from her family’s loving arms into God’s on December 21, 2015 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Pickens County, SC on September 23, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence D. and Minnie Burns Looper.

Inez was a charter member of Foothills Baptist Church, a member of the Eastern Star and was a retired supervisor from Stone Manufacturing.

Surviving are her loving family: husband of 65 years, John W. Crabtree of the home; daughter: Janice C. Shook of Travelers Rest, SC; sister-in-law: June Griffin of San Antonio, TX; Inez had a special bond with her beloved nephew: Robert J. Coleman (Donna) of Travelers Rest, SC; cherished nieces and nephew: Joyce L. Marshbanks of Laurens, SC, Pam Griffin of San Antonio, TX, Karen Griffin of San Antonio, TX, Ginny Brunner (Carl) of San Antonio, TX and Richard Looper (Doris) of Travelers Rest, SC; treasured great nieces and nephew: Leah Brunner of San Antonio, TX, Amanda Marshbanks of Travelers Rest, SC, Rachel Johnson of Austin, TX, Audrey Wagers of San Antonio, TX, Shannon McGarvey of Austin, TX , Brandy Moots (Chris) of Severna Park, MD, Dawn Brenneman (Keith) of Greenville, SC and Adrian Smith (Holly) of Greenville, SC; adored great-great nieces and nephews: Brooke and McKenzie Smith of Greenville, SC, Ethan and Gavin Moots of Severna Park, MD, Trevor Brenneman of Greenville, SC , and Taos McGarvey Pagel of Austin, TX.

Along with her parents, Inez was predeceased by her sister, brothers, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Beatrice L. Coleman (James), Hoyt Looper (Ruby), Junior Looper (LaMar) and William D. Griffin.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. L. McCarrell, Dr. S. Coleman (retired), Dr. Jon Bittrick, Dr. S. Gandhi, Dr. H. Howe III, Dr. T. Hanover, Dr. A. Stenbit, staff of the CVICU and CCU of Greenville Memorial Hospital.

The family would also like to express their appreciation to The Howze Mortuary, for their care and compassion shown to them during this time.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 27, 2015 from 1 until 2 p.m. at Foothills Baptist Church. Funeral service will follow the visitation at 2 p.m., with Rev. John Bedford and Rev. Tim Snyder officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Rd, Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29615, Lupus Foundation, P.O. Box 7511, Columbia, SC 29202, or Foothills Baptist Church Building Fund at 1204 N. Hwy. 25 Travelers Rest, SC.

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