Curtistene Evelyn 'Curt' Thompson Crabtree Medlin


Curtistene Evelyn “Curt” Thompson Crabtree Medlin, 95, of Etowah, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles “Charlie” Crabtree; her second husband, Carl Medlin; siblings: Jesse, Callie and Sam Thompson, of Etowah, Ruby Watson, Maxine Perkins; and son-in-law, Bill Berry.

She was a loop/seamstress for most of her life. She was an avid reader, especially reading her Bible and newspaper, She loved the family pet, but most of all she loved her family. She was an avid "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy" fan.

 Survivors include her son, Edward (Vickie) Crabtree of Riceville; daughter, Brenda Crabtree Shugart of Avondale Estates, and Billy Shugart of Atlanta; grandchildren: Marietha (David) Silvers of Calhoun, Edward Adam Vincent Crabtree of Riceville, Avonda (Keith) King of Hoschton, Patrick (Summer) Shugart of Lawrenceville; great-grandchildren: Emerald (Caleb) Leamon, Lakota Davis, Shakori Pirkle, Nadia Dotson-Silvers, Sydney Shugart, Riley Shugart Emily King, Madeline King, and Roy Edward Laykin Crabtree; great-great-grandchildren: Trinity and Ryker Leamon; Betty Thompson Garrett, sibling of Florida.; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

  The funeral will be held at 3 p.m., today, Feb. 10, 2019, in the chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah, with the Rev. Eddie Rowland officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.

Interment will follow the service to Jones Chapel Cemetery. Patrick Shugart, Edward Vincent Crabtree, Riley Shugart, Keith King, Austin Duncan and Caleb Leamon will serve as pallbearers. David Silvers will serve as honorary pallbearers.

If you were unable to attend, you may sign the guest registry at


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