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Helen Price Crosby

January 20, 1930 October 12, 2019
Helen Price Crosby
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Helen Maude (Price) Crosby, wife of the late H. Thomas Crosby, passed away at Augusta Health on October 12, 2019.  They were married on August 28, 1955, and he preceded her in death on October 5, 1991. 

She was the daughter of the late Charles and Ocia (Hook) Price, born at West Augusta, Virginia on January 20, 1930. She was a graduate of Churchville High School, class of 1947, and received the Code of Ethics Award. 

On July 24, 2005, she was presented honorary life membership from Spring Hill Presbyterian Women. 

She was the last surviving member of her family since her brother, Ray, passed away on October 6, 1999, and his wife Madeline on January 14, 2009.  She is survived by three nephews, Don, Bill and Ned Crosby and their families; a number of cousins; and special friends, Bill and Linda Hitt of Charlottesville.   

She worked 8 ½ years at E. I. DuPont, and retired in 1985 from Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company with 30 years of service.  She also worked for R. V. Nagy as a part-time secretary for 18 years. 

She was a member of Spring Hill Presbyterian Church where she held various offices with the Presbyterian Women and was a member of the Ladies Bible Class.  She was a member of Telephone Pioneers where she held the office of Secretary and Treasurer. 

A funeral service will be held in Spring Hill Presbyterian Church at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 16 by Pastor Todd Lilley.  Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Gary Armstrong, Jerry Cupp, Doug Riley, Bill Baylor, Ron Roudabush and Rick Homes.  Honorary pallbearers will be Virginia Telcom Pioneer Members. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Bear Funeral Home. 

Memorials may be made to Spring Hill Presbyterian Church, 4141 Spring Hill Rd., Staunton, VA  24401. 

Bear Funeral Home is serving the family.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

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7:00 PM 10/15/2019 7:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
Bear Funeral Home

14 Green Hill Lane
Churchville, VA 24421

Bear Funeral Home
14 Green Hill Lane Churchville 24421 VA
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10:00 AM 10/16/2019 10:00:00 AM
Spring Hill ECO Presbyterian Church

4141 Spring Hill Road
Staunton, VA 24401

Spring Hill ECO Presbyterian Church
4141 Spring Hill Road Staunton 24401 VA
United States

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Pleasant View Cemetery Final Resting Place

2733 Springhill Rd.
Staunton, VA 24401

2733 Springhill Rd. Staunton 24401 VA
United States

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