Eula Surber Crockett, age 93, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Briarcliff Health Care Center.
She was born Jan. 2, 1921, in Rose Hill, Va., the daughter of Dallard and Esther Killion Surber, who were farmers. She was next to the youngest of a family of six that included two daughters and four sons. She married Harry Crockett on Feb. 11, 1939, a schoolmate. She and her husband came to Oak Ridge in 1946 and always loved living here. Her husband passed away in 1983 after a heart attack.
Mrs. Crockett worked for JCPenney Co. in the drapery department, making drapes in the 1960s. She also worked for the Nettie Lee Shop in the 1980s doing alternations.
She was a member of the Oak Ridge Alliance Church. She enjoyed quilting and sewing and was a member of the Good Neighbor Club. [Read more…]