Doreta Ann Crabtree, known as Dodie to her family and friends, passed away Saturday Feb. 8, 2014, in Webster, Texas. She was born Jan. 25, 1942, in Beaumont, Texas to, Marvin and Catherine Nettles. Dodie was raised in Beaumont and graduated from Beaumont High and attended the University of Oklahoma. Dodie and Jack lived in Tulsa for many years where they enjoyed traveling, fishing, skeet shooting and golf. After Jack’s retirement they moved to Van Buren until Jack passed away. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, sisters Lula, Mildred and Catherine and brothers George, Jimmy, Marvin and Mike.
Dodie is survived by five sisters, Bessie Castille, Ann Wilson, Alice Parrish, Pam Vaughn and Mary Manley. There are many cousins, nieces, and nephews family and friends who will miss her and her inner and outward beauty.
A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Crowder Funeral Home, 1645 E. Main St., League City, Texas. In lieu of flowers you may send memorials to the charity of your choice.