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June Rose Zell Crabtree, 88, employed with France Neckwear for more than 30 years

June Rose Zell Crabtree
June Rose Zell Crabtree

WILMINGTON — June Rose Zell Crabtree, 88, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edward Martin Zell; mother, Ada Louise Lusby Crabtree; stepfather, John Clarence Crabtree; grandmother, Bessie McGlincy; grandfather, Harry James Lusby; and husband, Floyd Clyde Crabtree.

June was born June 19, 1930, in Washington, D.C. She moved to Wilmington in 1942 and attended Chestnut Street Elementary and New Hanover High. June worked for France Neckwear for over 30 years. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

June is survived by her two daughters, Ada Ward of Wilmington and Kim Price of Chapel Hill; grandsons, Ronnie, Mike and Daniel; granddaughters, Amy, Kelly, Angie and Sophie; great-grandsons, Zane and Brandon; great-granddaughters, Sarah and Taylor; step-grandsons, Freddy and Jose; step-granddaughter, Karen; great-step-granddaughters, Tatiana and Tracy; sister, Elizabeth Grace Crabtree Kimball; nephew, John Edward Kimball of Midlothian, Virginia; very special cousin, Grace Korn of Lusby, Maryland; very special friends, Betty Williams, Sandy Powell and Sherwood and Joanne Holland; and neighbors at White Oak Apartments.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 514 S. College Road, Wilmington, officiated by Bishop Brian Pace. The family will see friends the hour prior to the service. There will be a family graveside service held in Prospect Cemetery on Military Cut-off Road.

Share online condolences with the family at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home.

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