Frankie Waddle Crabb

June 12, 1944 ~ January 17, 2022

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Frankie Waddle Crabb

Baldwyn- Frankie Waddle Crabb, 77, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022 at NMMC. She was born to Dean and Adelle Waddle on June 12, 1944. She was a member of Gilmore Methodist Church. She married Tommy Crabb on March 23, 1963. She retired from HM Richards Mfg. in 2009 and after retirement she became the seamstress for Northeast, MS. Her greatest joy was following her grandchildren far and wide watching them participate in anything and everything. She was known to many as the “Crabb girls momma” or to many kids as

“Mamaw Frankie” and everyone else knew her for her butter roll dessert. She enjoyed traveling and was always ready for a road trip with her daughters and friends. She enjoyed the yearly trip to the mountains.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Ozark Baptist Church @ 3:30 p.m. with Bro. Douglas Kitchens, Bro. James Young and Bro. Dempsey Rowland officiating. Burial will be in Kirkville Cemetery. Waters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by her three daughters, Sharon Wigginton of Baldwyn, Karen Burns (Ken) of the Houston Community and Becky Cleveland (Rickey)of the Houston Community; grandchildren, Ryan Langley (Jennifer), Russ Brasel (Lacey), Logan Langley (Harley), Allison Braden (Rob), Tatum Spradling (Matt), Nick Burns (Chelsey), Carson Burns and Edyn Baxter; great-grandchildren, Ridge and Jensen Langley , Presley and Warner Langley , Lyra Brasel, Paxon and Paisley Braden; special nephew, Jamie Crabb; sisters, Reba Flurry and Jane Trigg; brother, Dannie Waddle (Janice); brother-in-law, Jimmy Crabb (Doris); host of other nieces, nephews family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years; her parents; her in-laws, T.A. and Dorothy Crabb; brothers, Charles, Bob, and Freddy Waddle; sisters, Betty Johnson and Sue Ramey; granddaughter, Cyndal Cleveland.

Pallbearers will be James Waddle, Jackie Waddle, Robin Flurry, Chris Ramey, Jeff Ramey, Phillp Trigg, Ricky Johnson, Jason Johnson, Wayne Waddle and Stevie Waddle.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:00 – 9:00 p. m. at Ozark Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the Cyndal Cleveland memorial scholarship with Bancorp South at Mantachie.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family

3 thoughts on “Frankie Waddle Crabb”

  1. If I headed of knew that last nite would have been my last time talking to you own the phone that I never would have got off phone . We lived and cried , you said that you was ready no matter how thing turned out . How can someone with a heart as big as yours play out . You had so much love . I told you how much I LOVED YOU MOM CRABB , you replied dnt ever for your my black baby . I will never for get that . Rest my sweet mom and thanks for loving me . ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  2. Frankie was a very dear friend in the community! My girls and my self have many fond memories of her and her entire family! Sylvia Davis and Kari Johnson, Sheena Shurden.

  3. Just seen where she passed, so surprised! I’m so sorry. She was a very special lady, she loved everyone and everyone loved her. She had a wonderful life with her family, you girls should be happy with all the wonderful memories. Always loved your family and will be praying for ya’ll, God bless each of you.💞🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻


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