Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Marie Crossman, 90, of
Cookeville, TN, will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, May 6,
2017, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Lewis Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Friday from 3 P.M. - 9 P.M.,
and on Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Life Care
Center in Sparta, TN.
She was born October 5, 1926, in Cookeville, TN, to the late
Luther Crabtree and Ethel Crabtree. On March 9, 1944, she
was married to the late Lorne Crossman, who passed away July
11, 2003. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Church
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 1 Brother: Henry Crabtree; 4 Sisters: Milo Webb,
Annetta Abdulla, Ruby Clouse, and Mildred Crabtree; 1
Grandson: Darren K. Crossman; and 1 Daughter-in-Law:
Doretha Dial Crossman.
Survivors include 3 Sons: Wayne (Aline) Crossman of
Cookeville, TN, Warren Crossman of Chattanooga, TN, and
Dale (Beverly) Crossman of Cookeville, TN; 1 Daughter:
Charlotte (Robert) Cockrell of Buchanan, VA; 13
Grandchildren; 25 Great Grandchildren; and 3 Great Great
Grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, other
relatives, and friends also survive.
Bro. Johnny Fox and Bro. Ewell Pritchett will officiate at the
Memorial donations may be made to the India Mission Fund,
Happy Haven, or the Alzheimer's Association by contacting the
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