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Toombs Central Community,
Mrs. Agnes Crosby, age 86, of the Toombs Central Community, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, after a brief illness. She was a native of Brantley County, was a 1948 graduate of Nahunta High School, and has lived in Toombs Central since 1950. Early in her life, she was secretary at Toombs Central High School and worked at Hazlehurst Manufacturing in Vidalia. She and her late husband were owners of the Wig-Wam Restaurant and Hotel, the Anchor Restaurant, and founded the Whale’s Tail in 1982. She was a member of the Rocky Creek Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, and was a member of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, “Junior” Crosby; two sons, Johnny Crosby and Craig Crosby; one daughter, Rhonda Crosby Temples; one brother, Oliver Drury; and parents, Herman and Nora Flowers Drury.
Mrs. Crosby is survived by two sons, Phil Crosby and wife Gail, and Chuck Crosby and wife, Trunetta; one daughter-in-law, Judy Carpenter Crosby, all of Toombs Central; eight grandchildren, Kelly Crosby Bell and husband Keith of Cedar Crossing, Justin Hess of Chattanooga, Tennessee, John Michael Ledbetter and wife Niki of Alpharetta, Ashleigh Crosby McCoy of Toombs Central, Brittany Crosby Poole and husband Josh of Cedar Crossing, Lindsay Crosby and Jordan Crosby, both of Toombs Central, and Josh Crosby and wife Brittany of Emanuel County; ten great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held Friday, December 7th at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Black and Pastor Steven Toole officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the Rocky Creek Choir Fund, 2298 Johnson Corner Road, Lyons GA 30436.