Louise Bussey Crabtree, 87, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021. Louise was born in Caney, Oklahoma on December 24, 1933, a daughter of the late Henry and Veda Nutall. She was a 1950 graduate of Caney High School, where she passionately participated in basketball. She married Harold C Bussey on December 27, 1952, at First Baptist Church, Sherman, Tx. Louise began her 45-year banking career directly out of high school and became vice president at First City Bank in Farmers Branch, Tx, retiring in 1995. After the death of her late husband Harold Bussey, Louise married Ed Crabtree on September 15, 2001.
Louise lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; baking, crafting, sewing, gardening, playing cards with friends and spending time with family. She also loved square dancing and was active in the Dixie Chainers Square Dance Club. She was very involved in Valwood Park Baptist Church, Carrollton, Tx. She served on the board of the American Cancer Society for over 20 years.
Louise is survived by her two children Marsha Bussey Gall, Craig Bussey and his wife Shelley; her two grandchildren Brooke barber and her husband Jeremy, Madison Bussey and his wife Catherine; her four great-grandchildren Jace & Cason Barber, Brayden & Parker Bussey. She is also survived by her siblings; Wanda Satterfield, Geraldine Day, William Henry Nuttall and Caleen Evans; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Louise has been reunited with her beloved family who has gone before her, including her husband Harold C Bussey (1998) and husband Ed Crabtree (2016), brother Donnie Nuttall, parents Henry and Veda Nuttall and son in law Cliff Gall.
Louise was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.
Family welcomes guests to a visitation on Wednesday July 7, 2021, from 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm at North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Tx 75234. Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, July 8,2021 at 10:00 am at Valwood Park Church, 2727 Valwood Parkway, Farmers Branch, Tx 75234. Committal service will be on Friday, July 9, 2021, at 10:30 am at Hilltop Cemetery, 1810 Perry Road, Carrollton, Tx 75006.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Valwood Park Baptist Benevolent Fund. You may call 972-247-5396 for assistance.
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