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1938 - MRS. CATHERINE (METZ) CRIBBS, 79, a resident of Blacklick for 50 years, died in Indiana Hospital last night [Dec. 21, 1938]. A daughter of Daniel and Margaret (Short) Metz, she was born May 11, 1859. Her early life was spent in Cokeville and Hillsdale.

Her husband, C. Marion Cribbs, died 12 years ago. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Charles H. Capen, at home; a son, Ralph H. Cribbs, Blacklick; a step-daughter, Mrs. B. F. Marshall, Blacklick and three sisters: Mrs. Mary Rager of Blacklick, Mrs. Emma Fielding of Millvale and Mrs. Margaret Goss of Homer City.

Funeral services will be conducted in her late residence at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Interment will be in Coral Lutheran Cemetery.

1970 - WILSON H. CRIBBS, 81, of 26 East Ranson Ave., Blairsville, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1970, at the Indiana Hospital.

Born in East Mahoning Twp. Oct. 1, 1881, he was a son of Samuel M. and Ria Work Cribbs.

He was a retired employe of the United Engineering Co. in Vandergrift and a former clerk at the Blairsville Borough office.

Mr. Cribbs was a member of the Independent Baptist Church, Blairsville.

Surviving are four sons and two daughters: William W., with whom he made his home, Vandergrift; Paul W., Apollo; Milton E. and James R., both of Blairsville; Mrs. William (Jane) George, Derry; Mrs. Samuel (Doris) Stuchell, Blairsville RD 2; 14 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Lillian Walker Cribbs in March, 1964.

The family will receive friends today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Ferguson-Helm Funeral Home, Blairsville, where services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Palmer L. Washburn officiating. Interment will be in Blairsville Cemetery.

1991 - BLANCHE DONAHUE CRIBBS, 84, Creekside RD 1, died Saturday, June 8, 1991, at Indian Haven, Indiana [PA].

A daughter of Porter and Laura Lowman Donahue, she was born Dec. 14, 1906, in Dixonville.

Having lived all of her life in the Creekside area, Mrs. Cribbs was a member of the World Wide Church of God.

She was a housewife.

Surviving are four daughters and three sons: Mrs. Richard (Ruby) Houck, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Mrs. James (Pearl) Fowler, Titusville, Fla.; Mrs. Larry (Ruth) Harbster, Richmond, Va.; Mrs. Jerry (Alice) McIntyre, NuMine; Floyd, Creekside RD 1; Bernard, Bensalem; David, Creekside RD 1; 28 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Ruby Kiser, Brookville RD 1.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Cribbs, in 1984; one granddaughter; her parents; two brothers: Don and Floyd Donahue; three sisters: Goldie Houser, Mamie Shank and Minerva Donahue.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Plumville, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday with Pastor George Affeldt officiating. Interment will follow in Ruffner Cemetery, Rayne Township.

1991 - PORTER BLAKE CRIBBS, 93, of Rural Valley, died Friday, (Nov. 1, 1991) at Scenery Hill Manor Nursing Home, Indiana.

He was born Nov. 7, 1897, in Armstrong County, to the late Clark and Lona Lee (Bell) Cribbs.

He was a gas well driller for more than 70 years, retiring in 1977. Mr. Cribbs was also a farmer.

He was a member of the Pleasant Union Lutheran Church.

Surviving are his daughter, Shirley Smith of Kittanning; two brothers, Alex Cribbs of Rural Valley and Arthur Cribbs of Elderton; one sister Mrs. Reba Shaffer of Elderton; two grandsons and two great-granddaughters.

Preceding him in death were his first wife, Ida E. Rearick Cribbs, who died in 1957; his second wife, Winifred West Cribbs, who died in 1986; two brothers, Harry and Logan Cribbs; and two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Smith and Mrs. Jean Cravener.

Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Clark Chapel of Elderton, A Community Care Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Elderton Cemetery.

1959 - ALVIN M. CRIBBS, Services were held for Alvin M. Cribbs in the Vandergrift Cemetery, August 10, 1959.

Born in Indiana County where he spent the early part of his life, he was a son of the late George Harrison and Clara Beatty Cribbs. For many years he resided in Vandergrift where he was an employee of the Iron and Steel Mills. In recent years he had resided in Ohio.

His wife, Rose Huston Cribbs preceded him in death in 1948.

Surviving are: one son, Robert Cribbs, Canton, Ohio; two grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

He was a brother of the late Mrs. John Gemmell, Indiana, Pa.

1933 - MRS. CLARA BEATTY CRIBBS, Funeral services were conducted on Sunday afternoon at the home of her daughter in Jacksonville [PA], followed by interment in Oakland cemetery, of town, for Mrs. Clara Beatty Cribbs, aged 89 years, who died on Friday at her home in Jacksonville. The deceased, who was a life-long resident of the Jacksonville community, was born April 17, 1844, and was a long-time member of the M. E. church. The funeral services were conducted by her pastor, Rev. F. W. McConnell. She leaves these children: Mrs. Edith Ferguson, of Jacksonville; Mrs. Tillie Gemmell, of town; Mrs. Bell Douds, of Livermore; Mrs. Mabel Collins, of Marion Center; Mrs. Lulu Cribbs, of Pittsburgh, and Alvin M. Cribbs, of Newton Falls, Ohio.

1934 - MRS. MARY ZETTA (CRIBBS) FLEMING, aged 70 years, wife of W. E. Fleming, of near Livermore, died at her home early this morning [Jan. 1934] with a complication of diseases. She was a daughter of Harrison and Mrs. Cora (Beatty) Cribbs, was born on February 17, 1864, and spent the greater part of her lifetime in that section of the county. She was a member of Ebenezer Presbyterian church for many years and was highly esteemed. Surviving are her husband, W. E. Fleming, and the following daughters and son: Mrs. Mildred Paul, Blairsville; Mrs. F. E. Smith, Lousiville, Ohio; Mrs. Twila Lee, Blairsville; Mrs. Clara Wyncoop, Elkland, Pa.; Mrs. Edith Ferguson, Kent; Mrs. Tillie Gemmell, Indiana; Mrs. Della Douds, Livermore; Raymond Fleming, Blairsville. A brother, A. M. Cribbs, lives in Newton Falls, Ohio. Surviving sisters are Mrs. Lula O'Neil, Pittsburgh; and Mrs. Mabel Collins, Marion Center. Funeral services will be held in Ebenezer Presbyterian church on Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock by Rev. J. V. Mountain, of Clarksburg. Burial will be made in the church cemetery.

1989 - MILTON E. CRIBBS, 64, of Blairsville died Friday, March 3, 1989 at Indiana Hospital.

Mr. Cribbs was born July 12, 1924 in Blairsville, son of Wilson H. and Lillian A. Walker Cribbs.

Prior to retirement in 1986, he was employed by Westinghouse Specialty metals, Blairsville. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Blairsville, a charter member of the Blairsville VFW, a former member of the Blairsville Fire Department and an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife Patricia L. Goodlin Cribbs; two sons, Paul E. and Samuel, both of Blairsville; five grandchildren; his brother James R., Blairsville; his sister Mrs. William (Jane) George, Derry.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Doris Stuchell; two brothers, William and Paul.

Services were held Monday at Shoemaker Funeral Home, Blairsville, Rev. Ernest C. Ferguson officiating. Interment followed in Blairsville Cemetery.

1925 - MR. & MRS. GEORGE WASHINGTON CRIBBS, George W. Cribbs and his wife, Mrs. Sarah Cribbs, prominent residents of West Wheatfield township, were instantly killed Thursday evening about 9 o'clock, when George's team became frightened and ran away. Mr. Cribbs and his wife had just returned from a visit with friends in Heshbon. As they entered the barnyard, the front wheel of the wagon locked under the wagon bed. The horses became frightened and broke loose and with the front end of the wagon ran for three miles before they were stopped. The aged couple were thrown from the wagon and from appearances must have been dragged all around the barnyard before the horses got out of the yard. Both bodies were terribly mangled. The couple leave four sons: O. L. Cribbs, Pennsylvania Railroad freight agent at Greensburg; S. C. Cribbs, of Denver, Colo.; A. H. Cribbs, of St. Paul, Minn., and W. O. Cribbs, of Shelbyville, Ind.

1926 - MARION CRIBBS, aged 81 years, died suddenly at his home at Graffton, near Blacklick, on Tuesday night, July 6th. He was a Civil war veteran and is survived by his wife and three children. Funeral services were held on Friday in the Lutheran church at Coral and interment was made in the Coral graveyard. Another clipping: C. MARION CRIBBS, aged 81 years, a veteran of the Civil War and a long-time resident of the district in which he had always lived, died at his home in Graffton, near Black Lick, Tuesday evening at 7:40 o'clock. He leaves his widow and three children. During the War of the Rebellion Mr. Cribbs was a member of the Second Heavy Artillery. Funeral services will be conducted in the Coral Lutheran Church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock and interment will be made in the church cemetery.

1974 - BEVERLY ANN CRIBBS SCHRECENGOST, 24, of Kittanning Township, formerly of Leechburg, died unexpectedly Thursday (Dec. 19, 1974) at 10 p.m. in Armstrong County Memorial Hospital, East Franklin Township, after a short illness.

She was born June 14, 1950, in New Kensington to the late Robert C. Cribbs Sr. and Rosalind Bierer Cribbs.

Mrs. Schrecengost was employed as a registered nurse at Armstrong County Hosptial. She was a member of First Lutheran Church of Leechburg.

Survivors include her husband, John R. Schrecengost; an infant son, Brett Allan, at home; her mother of Leechburg; a brother, Robert Clark Cribbs Jr. of Leechburg and her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Goldie Cribbs of Leechburg.

Friends may call at the J. R. Kennedy Funeral Home, Kittanning, after 7 p.m. today, where a service will be conducted tomorrow (Dec. 22, 1974) at 3 p.m. by her pastor, the Rev. Donald E. Hebrank. Burial will follow in Forks Church Cemetery, Gilpin Township.

1922 - CATHERINE CRIBBS, Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Cribbs, 79, of Black Lick, who died at 8:25 o'clock yesterday morning in Indiana Hospital of complications superinduced by a fracture of the hip, will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Cribbs home. Interment in the Lutheran Chapel Cemetery, Center Township, will be directed by the Robinson Funeral Home, Indiana.

Mrs. Cribbs fractured her hip November 23 when she slipped and fell on the ice in the yard of her Black Lick home. She had since been a hospital patient. Mrs. Cribbs lived in Black Lick for more than 50 years and prior to that time lived in Cokeville and Hillside, both near Blairsville.

Her husband, C. Marion Cribbs, died 12 years ago. Surviving are two children - Ralph H. Cribbs, Black Lick, and Mrs. Charles H. Capen, at home. She also leaved a stepdaughter, Mrs. B. F. Marshall, Freeport, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Rager, Black Lick; Mrs. Emma Fielding, Millvale; and Mrs. Margaret Gore, Homer City.

1927 - PHILANDER ALEXANDER CRIBBS, Mr. Philander Alexander Cribbs, the son of Mr. Daniel and Ami Cribbs, was born June 27, 1836 at Tuscaloosa, Ala. He was the fourth child of a family of nine children, four girls and five boys. He attended school in Tuscaloosa Ala until 14 years of age, then he went with his father and mother and oldest sister to San Francisco California in 1851 during the great gold excitement. After spending two years in California he returned by the way of the Isthmus of Panama, then to New Orleans, La. In this latter place being robbed of his gold, which prevented his further pursuit of an education, he again returns to California for the second time where he remains four years more. After leaving California for the second time he did not attend school again, but was a lover of good books and literature which gave him a practical education.

Later in his travels he met Miss Nancy Gertrude McShan of Utow, Ala., and some time later in November 28, 1860 they were married. To this happy union were born five children, 4 girls and 1 boy (viz) Margaret Ama, Ella Eugenia, Lillian Estelle, Daniel, and Caroline Virginia, all of which are living except Daniel who died at the age of 48.

Bro. Cribbs came to Texas with his family in December 1877 and first settled in Summerville Co., then moved to Young County, where he resided two years, then to Hood County where he lived until he moved to Motley County, arriving in Matador on November 20, 1891 and has resided here with the exception of short winter visits in other states and in parts of Texas, till death came very suddenly on the evening of March 6th [1927] at 7 p.m. in San Antonio, Texas, where spending the winter months in that city. Age 90 years, 8 months and 9 days.

Bro. Cribbs professed hope in Christ at an early age, but did not unite with the church till some time later, when he united with the Free Will Baptist Church and remained in that faith till death. He loved church and was a frequent attendant at the service of the churches in Matador. He was in fairly good health and retained both good hearing and splendid sight, despite the fact that he was past 90 years of age. He was a good neighbor and a splendid citizen, and made hosts of friends wherever he went. He leaves to mourn his death, 4 daughters, Mrs. John Vaughn, Mrs. D. C. Keith, Mrs. E. W. McKenzie all of Matador and Mrs. N. W. Thompson of Brownwood, Texas, and a host of friends, 22 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
Bro. Cribbs was a member of Camp F. B. Maxey, No. 860-U.C.V. He was a member of Company K and also a member 20th Alabama Inf. He was a Second Lieutenant. When this Company was formed there were 23 members just two living now (viz) Bro. S. A. Gerald and C. E. Wideman.

On last year Bro. Cribbs and Bro. Gerald together with Bro. Smallwood decorated these graves with crosses of honor.

He has been a member of I.O.O.E Lodge for 60 years-a member of this lodge for 30 years.

Funeral services were conducted in the Baptist Church Wednesday evening March 9th, Bro. K. F. Keller officiating. Interment was made in the Matador cemetery. (Copied by Joan Keith from an article in the Matador Newspaper, 1927)

1881 - HOYT OTIS CRIBBS, The monster Death has again visited our village and carried away another of our highly esteemed citizens and good men. Mr. H. O. Cribbs died at his home in this place at 9 o'clock on last Sunday night 30th inst., of typhoid pneumonia and phlebitis. A serious complication of diseases from which it is almost impossible to recover. He was buried at LaGrange Cemetery about 4 miles South of Leighton at 4 p.m. Monday, and attended by a large crowd of frends (sic). Services by Rev. Mr. Rippey.

Mr. H. 0. Cribbs was born in Tuskaloosa county where he lived about 23 years including the two years he served in the Confederate Army. He joined the army at the age of 17 and though a mere boy he served gallantly till the conflict was closed. In Oct. 1869 he was united in marriage to Miss H. H. Mitchell and moved immediately with his father-inlaw to Leighton, where he has been since as a quiet, peaceable neighbor and law abiding citizen. He was only about 34 years of age; and prior to his attack (which was only 13 days) was apparently enjoying good health and in the very vigor of manhood. But death is certain, and the mighty, and the young, and the strong, as well as the old, and weak, must succumb, when touched by his chilling hand, and we know not the day nor the hour of his coming.

The bereaved family have the heart felt sympathy of every one; and prayers are being offered for a comforter to console the sorrowing widow, and assist her in taking care of the fatherless little ones left in her charge. She offers her most sincere thanks to the worthy young gentlemen of Leighton who were so kind and generous in rendering their services during the illness of. ... (remainder of article is missing) (Copied by Joan Keith from an article in the Leighton, Ala. Democrat.)

1998 - MARIAN CRIBBS, aged 91, of Grand Rapids, passed away Monday, July 27, 1998. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date and will be announced in the Grand Rapids Press. Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. There will be no funeral home visitation. VANDERLAAN - HUDSONVILLE

1990 - ALICE L. CRIBBS, 70, of Oklahoma City, passed away Aug. 7, 1990. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Resurrection with interment at Resurrection Cemetery. Alice was a charter member of the North OKC Rotary Anns, the Lakeview Country Club, the PDCA Auxiliary, the Western Club, the Tuesday Bridge Club and the Better Breathers. Survivors include her husband, Bill; a daughter, Dianne Baldwin of Cuchara, Co.; a son, Ralph Marc Armstrong, Orlando, Fl.; 3 stepsons, Danny Cribbs of OKC, Carl Cribbs of Jackson, S.C., Michael Cribbs of Chatanooga, Tn.; 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Publication Date: August 09, 1990, The Daily Oklahoman.

1994 - MARY ANN CRIBBS, 43, of Moore, passed away Monday, April 18, 1994. She was born Dec. 22, 1950 in Anoka, Minn. to Gerald and Dorothy (Cherest) Anderson. Mary is survived by her husband, Jimmy of the home; 3 stepchildren, Steve Cribbs and wife, Natasha Cribbs, both of Little Rock, Ar., Kelly Cribbs of Del City and Brian Cribbs of the home; 2 brothers, Robert Anderson of Salida, Ca. and Carl Anderson of Harrah; 2 sisters, Sallie Sellers and Carol Brewington, both of Okla. City; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Roy and Fabrice Cribbs of Mustang, Ok.; many adored aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews in Minn., Calif. and Kuwait. Services will be Friday, April 22, 1994 at 2:00 p.m. graveside at Sunny Lane Cemetery. Publication Date: April 20, 1994 Source: The Daily Oklahoman.

1995 - DR. DELMAS L. CRIBBS, retired ophthalmologist, died Friday in St. John's Lutheran Care Center in Mars. He was 88. A Verona native, Dr. Cribbs lived in Butler and practiced in Fredericktown, Washington County, and Pittsburgh before opening an office in Butler in 1938. He practiced there for more than 50 years before retiring a few years ago. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in Nixon United Methodist Church, Airport Road, Penn Township. Burial will be in Brownsdale Cemetery, Butler County. Publication Date: March 27, 1995 Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

1994 - ESTHER E. CRIBBS, 94, of Tuscarawas, Ohio, sister of a Dunlap resident, died Friday, July 1, 1994, at Morning View Care Center in New Philadelphia, Ohio, after an extended illness. Born Aug. 15, 1899, in Graceham, Md., to Maurice and Bertha Tietze Oerter, she married Elmer L. Cribbs. He died March 10, 1968. She also was preceded in death by one brother and one half sister. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Gary (Janice) Bragg of Dunlap and Mrs. William (Jeanne) Shaw of Bedford Heights, Ohio; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home in New Philadelphia, Ohio, where visitation will be one hour before services. Burial will be in Sharon Moravian Church Cemetery in Tuscarawas. Memorials may be made to the Sharon Moravian Church or Linden Hall, Lititz, Pa. Publication Date: July 02, 1994 Source: Peoria Journal Star.

1993 - EDITH A. CRIBBS, An informal gathering to pay last respects to Edith A. Cribbs, 76, will be at 2 p.m. today at her residence, 1262 Seven Hills Drive in Hemet. She died Saturday of a stroke at Hemet Valley Health Care Center. Inurnment will be private. McWane Family Funeral Home in Hemet is handling arrangements. Mrs. Cribbs, who was born in Aldridge, Mo., lived in California for 53 years, including six in Hemet. She was a hair stylist for 40 years, working most recently for Lenton Boutique in Los Angeles. She enjoyed knitting and painting. She is survived by her husband, Richard. The family suggests donations to Hemet Hospice Inc., 890 W. Stetson Ave., Suite B, Hemet, 92545. Publication Date: December 22, 1993 Source: The Press-Enterprise Riverside, CA.

1994 - JOHN R. CRIBBS, 54, Dec. 28, Layton, Myers Mortuary, Layton. Publication Date: December 30, 1994 Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

1992 - THELMA L. CRIBBS, a homemaker, died Thursday at a Fort Worth hospital. She was 79. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at River Oaks Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial will be in Laurel Land Memorial Park. Biggers Funeral Home in Lake Worth is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Cribbs was born in Burleson and had lived in River Oaks since 1953. She was the widow of Clyde J. Cribbs. Survivors: Son, Fred C. Cribbs of Fort Worth; three daughters, Claudia L. Michel of Azle, Patsy Joyce Craft of Weatherford and Wanda Jean Hembree of Arlington; three sisters, Margaret Smyth of Corpus Christi, Alta L. Iverson of Burleson and Oreta B. Sibley of Fort Worth; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Publication Date: December 20, 1992 Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

1993 - JOSIE DUVAL CRIBBS, a retired seamstress, died Friday at her daughter's home in Dallas. She was 90. Funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hugh M. Moore & Sons Funeral Home. Burial will be in Moore Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Cribbs was born in Webb and had lived in Arlington for more than 50 years. Survivors: Two sons, J.C. Duval of Arlington and Marvin Duval of Sulphur Springs; two daughters, Lonita Duval Rhine of Granbury and Joyce Barton of Dallas; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Publication Date: June 13, 1993 Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

1993 - JEWEL CRIBBS, a homemaker, died Saturday at a Grand Prairie nursing home after a long illness. She was 91. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home in Grand Prairie. Burial will be in Parkdale
Cemetery in Arlington. Mrs. Cribbs was born in Royse City and had lived in Grand Prairie since 1938. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Survivors: Two daughters, Bettie A. LaJoie of Grand Prairie and Lela C. Carlton of Bartow, Fla.; brother, Oscar Wester of Fort Worth; three sisters, Irene Bryant of Fort Worth and L.E. Woolverton and Mozelle Clark, both of Arlington; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 29 great-great-grandchildren. Publication Date: April 06, 1993 Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

1994 - FANNYE MAE CRIBBS, a retired teacher, died Tueday at a Stephenville nursing home. She was 85. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Higginbotham Funeral Home in Gorman. Burial will be in Gorman Oaklawn Cemetery. Mrs. Cribbs was born in Eastland County and was a graduate of Howard Payne University. She had taught for 44 years in Eastland County, Mirando City and Zavala, and retired from Hondo in 1973. Mrs. Cribbs was a member of First United Church of Gorman. Her husband, Arthur L. Cribbs, died in 1975. Survivors: None in the immediate family. Publication Date: June 23, 1994 Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

1995 - WABURN Q. "W.Q." CRIBBS, 74, a maintenance worker, died Wednesday at a Fort Worth hospital. Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Cribbs was born Jan. 14, 1921, in Swearingen. During his early childhood, his family Moved to Sayre, Okla. In 1950, he moved to Fort Worth. He was employed at Convair, which became General Dynamics. He retired from Royale Orleans Condominiums. Mr. Cribbs was preceded in death by his grandson Brandon Hallmark of Austin. Survivors: Wife, Maxine Cribbs of Fort Worth; two daughters, Kay Canfield of Fort Worth and Karen Hallmark of Austin; two brothers, Cecil Cribbs of Pinehurst, Idaho, and Wendell Cribbs of Fort Worth; two sisters, Vesta Watson of Modesto, Calif., and Evelyn Anderson of Pensacola, Fla.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and
nephews. Greenwood Funeral Home 3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584 Publication Date: September 01, 1995 Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

1996 - ALICE CRIBBS SANDS, 71, owner and operator of Knob Hill Grocery, died Saturday at an Azle hospital. Funeral: 3 p.m. Thursday at Biggers Funeral Home. Alice Sands was born Oct. 17, 1925, in Cordele, Ga., and had resided in Azle for 18 years. She had worked at Texas Instruments as an administrative assistant for seven years and owned and operated the Knob Hill Grocery Store north of Azle. She was very devoted to her family and her business endeavor. Survivors: Husband, Mr. Donald Sands of Azle; son, Mr. Larry Wilson Summers of Azle; daughters, Mrs. Barbara Adriance of Lawton, Okla., and Mrs. Patricia Leonard of Amarillo; mother, Mrs. Pauline Braswell of Azle; brothers, Mr.Ralph Cribbs of Weatherford and Mr. Bobby Cribbs of Pahrump, Nev.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Biggers Funeral Home 7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341 Publication Date: December 10, 1996 Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

1996 - VIRGIE MAE CRIBBS, 91, died Saturday in Grand Prairie. Graveside service: 10 a.m. today in Old Arlington Cemetery in Arlington. Virgie Cribbs was born July 3, 1905, in Oklahoma. She had been a resident of this area for several years. Officiating: Dr. Elizabeth Johnson Pense. Arlington Funeral Home 1221 E. Division St., 548-1791 Publication Date: July 09, 1996 Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

1997 - MAXINE CRIBBS, 73, a homemaker, died Thursday, March 27, 1997, in Fort Worth. Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Mausoleum, private. Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Maxine Cribbs was born Oct. 26, 1923, in Sentinel, Okla. She was a resident of Fort Worth for 47 years. She was a member of Castleberry Church of Christ and was an avid bridge player with the ladies group from church. Survivors: Daughter, Kay Canfield and her husband, Dan, of Fort Worth and Karen Hallmark and her husband, Clay, of Austin; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Greenwood Funeral Home 3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584 Publication Date: March 28, 1997 Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

1992 -MARY T. CRIBBS, 71, of 511 Ninth St., New Cumberland died yesterday in Holy Spirit Hospital. She was retired from Pennsylvania Independent Automobile Association and was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland. Surviving are her husband, John P. Cribbs; two sons, Thomas J. of Dayton, Ohio, and Kenneth J. of Lewisberry; a daughter, Joyce M. Lanphier of New Cumberland; a sister, Margaret Rudolph of South Hadley Falls, Mass.; and seven grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow in her church. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Swatara Twp. Viewing will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland, where the rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to her church, P.O. Box 314, New Cumberland 17070. Publication Date: March 06, 1992 Source: The Evening News Harrisburg.

1996 - JOHN P. CRIBBS, 76, of 511 Ninth St., New Cumberland, died Wednesday in Holy Spirit Hospital. He was retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp.; an Army veteran of World War II; and a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church of New Cumberland, Range End Country Club of Dillsburg, Hershey Italian Lodge, Steelton Moose Lodge, Lawnton American Legion Post 998 and New Cumberland VFW Post 7415. He was the widower of Mary Bukovec Cribbs. Surviving are two sons, Thomas J. of Dayton, Ohio, and Kenneth J. of Lewisberry; a daughter, Joyce M. Lanphier of New Cumberland; a brother, Harry K. of Garden Grove, Calif.; five sisters, Marion J. Nester of Emporium, Imogene P. Rocco and Alice Joyce Smeltzer, both of Upland, Calif., Esther M. Constantino of Banning, Calif., and Althea M. Bender of Needles, Calif.; and seven grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in his church. Burial, with military honors, will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Swatara Twp. Viewing will be from 6 to 8 tonight in Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland, where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, Box 266, Enola 17025. Publication Date: August 15, 1996 Source: The Evening News Harrisburg

1998 - CAROL 'ANNIE' CRIBBS, Davenport, IA Services for Carol A. "Annie" Cribbs, of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Mrs. Cribbs died Saturday, Aug. 8, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport. She was a homemaker. She was born Dec. 21, 1950, in Davenport. She married Sirrelous "Reid" Graves. Memorials may be made to the family. Survivors include her husband, Sirrelous "Reid" Graves;
daughters, Heidi, Stevey and Allyisen Graves, and sons, Reid Jr. and Jeremy Graves, all of Davenport; three grandchildren; her mother, Betty Roberts-Cribbs, Davenport, and her father, William C. Cribbs, Davenport; her grandmother, Mary "Mamie" Roberts, Davenport; and a sister, Terri Cribbs, Waterloo, Iowa.

1999 - ETHEL CRIBBS GILMORE, In the Jan 10, 1999, edition of the Americus, GA paper the following obit appeared. Graveside services for Ethel Cribbs Gilmore, 88, of Ashburn will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Rose Hill Cemetery, west section in Ashburn. Mrs. Gilmore died Friday Jan. 8, 1999 in a Tifton hospital after a long illness. Perry Fluneral Chapel has charge of the arrangements.

1997 - ETTA L. ROBINSON CRIBBS, 78, of 201 Kayler St. Saltsburg (Conemaugh Township), died Friday, Dec, 5, 1997, at the Latrobe Area Hospital, Latrobe. The daughter of Lloyd E. and Leolyn Piper Robinson, she was born June 5, 1919, in Saltsburg. Mrs. Cribbs lived her entire life in Saltsburg. She was a member of the Saltsburg Presbyterian Church. Surviving are two sons, Albert Alan Cribbs, Young Township; Thomas Dwight Shearer, Latrobe; a daughter-in-law, Theresa Shearer, Saltsburg; two brothers, William Robinson, Johnstown; Al Stanley Robinson, Conemaugh Township; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her second husband, Albert P. Cribbs, in 1981; and her first husband, Admiral Dwight Shearer, in 1947. Private visitation and funeral services were held today with the Rev. Dr. Tom Jones officiating. Interment was in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. The Curran Funeral Home, Saltsburg, was in charge of the arrangements.

1999 - LEANORA UNDERWOOD CRIBBS, 73, of Winnie [TX], died Feb. 15 at her residence.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home with burial at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be all day today at the funeral home.

A native of Lufkin, she lived in Beaumont before moving to Winnie 16 years ago. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her son, James Cribbs II of New York; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

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