Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
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Margaret Clayton Crabtree
December 01, 1936 - September 29, 2018
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Durham, NC
Tuesday October 02, 2018, After the Services
Home of Margie Horner
9390 Hurdle Mills Rd.
Hurdle Mills, NC 27541
Tuesday October 02, 2018, 11AM
Chapel Service
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Margaret Clayton Crabtree, of Durham, NC, passed away on September 29, 2018 at the age of 81. She was born on December 1, 1936 in Roxboro, NC. Margaret was the daughter of the late Talmadge and Lillian Clayton. She was preceded in death by her brothers Jimmy Clayton, Richard Clayton and her sisters Mary Howerton and Hazel Pruitt. Margaret is survived by her husband of 55 years, James Lewis "Jim" Crabtree. Margaret is also survived by her brother William "Pete" Clayton and his wife Lynda Clayton. She is survived by her daughter Margie Horner and her sons Gwen Crabtree and Marc Crabtree, her son-in-law Bobby Horner and her daughter-in-law Hillary Crabtree. Margaret is also survived by her grandchildren Marc Crabtree II, Derek Crabtree, step-grandchildren Andy Horner, Brooke Chandler, and Cristen Eddins and four step-grandchildren Nicholas Chandler, Lacey Chandler, Kara Horner and Kennedy Horner.

During 22 years with the Air Force, Jim and Margaret traveled and lived in Hawaii, Wyoming, Mississippi and Texas before returning home to Durham, NC. Margaret happily worked with The Dog House and Chick-fil-A until her retirement.

Her funeral service will be held at Brooks & White Funeral Home at 907 Durham Rd., Roxboro, NC, 27573 at 11am on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 with burial at Markham Memorial Gardens immediately following. The family will receive visitors at the home of Margie Horner, 9390 Hurdle Mills Rd., Hurdle Mills after the services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Legion, please see for ways to donate in Margaret's memory.

The family is sincerely grateful for the untiring efforts of Margaret's home health companions, Jennifer, Wendy, Barbara, Alicia, and Evelyn and the caring staff of the Duke Regional Hospital.