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Friday September 6th, 2019
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Valley Road Baptist Church
Friday September 6th, 2019

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Martha Louise Crass

Martha Louise Ridenour Crass, age 74 of Athens, passed away, Monday, September 2, 2019 at her residence. 
A native of Sweetwater and resident of McMinn County most of her life, she was a daughter of the late Fred J. and Gertie Riddle Ridenour, and was preceded in death by 2 brothers and sister-in-law, Charles and Linda Ridenour, David Ridenour; 1 sister, Brenda Moore; Special friends Robin and Eleanor Moore;  Father and Mother-in-law, James and Ella Rhea Crass.
She was a member of Valley Road Baptist Church and was retired from Thomas & Betts after close to 40 years of service.
Her husband of 49 years, Curtis Crass;
1 daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Eddie Blankenship of Athens;
1 son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Fawn Crass of Athens;
4 granddaughters and spouses, Cayci and Bradley Nabors, Brittany and Eric Cagle, Nicole and Mat Olenick and Brianna Crass;
5 great-grandsons, Jace Richeson, Maverick Nabors, Bryce Cagle, Colt Nabors and Tucker Olenick;
4 Sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen and Wayne Owens, Stella Wicker, Linda and Bob Graves, Judy Decamp;
1 brother Bobby Ridenour;
2 sisters-in-law and spouses, Bertha and Rickie Byrum, Ginger and Larry McDaniel;
Several nieces and nephews;
Funeral services will be 7:00 PM Friday, September 6, 2019 at Valley Road  Baptist Church with Rev. David Coffman and Rev. J.W. Smith Officiating.
Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, September 7, 2019 at McMinn Memory Gardens.  Active pallbearers will be Justin Roderick, Eric Cagle, Bradley Nabors, Wayne Owens, Larry McDaniel and Rickie Byrum.  The family will receive friends from 4-7 PM Friday prior to the service at Valley Road Baptist Church.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to all that came by and called and to Hospice of Chattanooga, Dr. Carter and her nurse Charlie for their care of Martha.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Martha-Crass.  Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.

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A candle was lit in memory of Martha Crass

Mary Moore Feb 21 2021 12:00 AM

Thinking of your family. Our deepest condolences.
Michael & Shalice Goins

Shalice Goins Sep 7 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Martha Crass

Rosetta Evans Sep 6 2019 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was sent on September 6, 2019

So sorry Crass Family, So many good memories with Aunt Martha. We will miss her dearly. In our Prayers! Brent, Mandy and the Kids

Expression of Sympathy Sep 6 2019 12:00 AM

Praying for your family. May God be with you during this time

Donna Tomlinson Summitt Sep 6 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers to your family

Virginia Tomlinson Barton Sep 6 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Martha Crass

Culberson's Sep 6 2019 12:00 AM

Martha was a special lady and will be missed by all. Sending my prayers to her family and friends. So sorry for your loss

Sherry Loring. Grapevine Consignment Sep 6 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Martha Crass

Gail Adams & Reva Shultz Sep 5 2019 12:00 AM

An Indoor Garden Basket was ordered on September 5, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 5 2019 12:00 AM

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