Jay Burnell Crabbs,
February 27, 1901 - June 13, 1990

    J. Burnell Crabbs, former resident
of Berea, died June 13 at Otterbein
Home in Lebanon, Ohio. He was 89.
    He is survived by his wife,
Lucille (nee Debolt); son, the Rev.
Richard Crabbs; daughters, Carolyn
Jean Luna and Gwenlyn Jo Cook; 11
grandchildren and eight great- grand-
    Mr. Crabbs served as mayor of
Berea from 1964-65. He taught at Berea
High School for 34 years, retiring
in 1961. He was a teacher, coach and
principal during that time.
    The family suggests memorial
contributions be made to the Otterbein
Home Endowment Fund, N. State
Route 741, Lebanon, Ohio, 45036.
    Services were held June 15 at the
Otterbein Home Chapel. The Rev. Richard
Crabbs and the Rev. William McOmber
officiated. Burial was at Eastview
Cemetery, Centerburg, Ohio. Oswald-
Hoskins Funeral Home, Lebanon, handled
the arrangements.

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