Claremore Daily Progress

July 14, 2007

Crabtrees mark golden wedding anniversary


The family and friends of Linda and Gene Crabtree, formerly of Claremore, announce their 50th wedding anniversary on Monday, July 23. Linda Lou Merkel and Gene Crabtree were married July 23, 1957 in Bethany, Mo.

The Crabtrees will be renewing their vows on Saturday, July 21 at Peel Full Gospel Church in Peel, Ark.

Gene Crabtree is a retired contractor.

The couple has two children: Bud Crabtree of Gainesville, Mo. and Sheila Srader of Tucson, Ariz. They survive one son, Walter Crabtree. They are blessed with four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

The Crabtrees currently reside in Peel, Ark.