Celebration of Life services for Carolyn Nadene Crampton, 77, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the First Baptist Church of West Plains under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Crampton passed away at 3:40 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at West Vue Nursing Home, surrounded by her loved ones after a nine year battle with cancer.
She was born August 10, 1939 at Hebron, Ohio to H. B. Jenkins and Fern Eilene Parmer Jenkins. On May 13, 1956, she was married at Marion, Ohio to Edward Eugene (Gene) Crampton. Mrs. Crampton was a member of the First Baptist Church of West Plains where she was a member of the Young At Heart and helped with the church’s food bank. Also, she had helped in the nursery and library at her church while she was a resident of Michigan. Mrs. Crampton was a loving sister, wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband, Edward (Gene) Crampton, of the family home; daughter, Cathy Towsley, Shelbyville, Michigan; two sons, Randy (Julie) Crampton, West Plains, Missouri and Jim (April) Crampton, Magnolia, Delaware; eight grandchildren, Kevin Dilsaver, Jeff (Nikkie) Rossman, Ben Crampton, Ashley (Adam) Buford, Scott Crampton, Mollee (Mark) Dworkin, Anthony Crampton and Alexander Crampton; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Beverly (James) Moody, and Janice (David) Maugans, all of Marion, Ohio and Sheila (William) Cowdrey, Miamisburg, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents and one infant brother, Ronald Eugene, preceded her in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to OMC Cancer Treatment Center or First Baptist Church Food Bank and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.