Ellen died in her sleep in St. Petersburg, FL, where she had moved to in 2011, she was 80. She graduated from Pittsboro High School and had worked and retired from UNC Hospitals where she was the Patient Representative for the OBGYN Dept. She was preceded in death by her parents H. S. And Ola Williams, her husband James Crabtree, and step-son Ronnie Crabtree.
She is survived by her son, Steven Crabtree and his wife Beth Crabtree; as well as, two brothers, Ray and H.S. Williams and their families.
A celebration of Ellen's life will be held at Damascus Congregational Christian Church in Chapel Hill, N. C. on Saturday Aug. 10th 2013 at 11:00 am. Donations to Hospice in lieu of flowers would be appreciated.