Graveside services for Rita Jo Crustner, 68, of Huntington, will be held Sunday, June 9, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Chester, Texas with Bro. Cary Modisett officiating.
Mrs. Crustner was born December 26, 1950 in Lufkin, Texas, the daughter of the late Frank “Pete” Lowe and Lonnie Mae (Glover) Lowe, and died Wednesday, June 5, 2019 in Huntington.
Mrs. Crustner attended Shawnee Church of Jesus Christ. She loved to cook, work in her garden, and to dance. Mrs. Crustner was an artist. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren. Mrs. Crustner always thought of others before herself.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Bobby Dale Crustner of Huntington; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Chantea Allen of Lufkin; daughter and son-in-law, Stacy and Richard Marshall of Austin; daughter, Leslie Patton of Huntington; granddaughter and husband, Ivy and Zach Taylor of Austin; grandson, Tyler Allen of Lufkin; grandson, Tristan Ainsworth of Houston; grandson, Colton McGaughey of Huntington; grandson, Dylan Allen of Lufkin; grandson, Matthew McGaughey of Huntington; granddaughter, Naomi Patton of Huntington; grandson, Riley Allen of Lufkin; sister, Betty Brandon of Lufkin; sister, Mary Mogenson of Texarkana; and longtime friend, Mareta Bennett of Lufkin.
Mrs. Crustner was preceded in death by her parents, Frank “Pete” and Lonnie Lowe.
Pallbearers will be Tyler Allen, Tristan Ainsworth, Colton McGaughey, Dylan Allen, Matthew McGaughey, Riley Allen, and Zach Taylor.
Special memorials may be made to Hospice in the Pines, 1504 W. Frank Ave., Lufkin, Texas 75904.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Shawnee Church of Jesus Christ (12944 US-69, Huntington, Texas 75949).
Shafer Funeral Home, Lufkin directors.
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