Betsy Ann Cribb

August 10, 2023

Betsy Cribb Obituary

~ The Obituary ~

    On Wednesday, August 10, 2023 God called his angel to leave her earthly home surrounded by her loving family. Betsy was born on December 13, 1949 in Marion County to the late Columbus and Beatrice Smith Ellerbe.

    Her spiritual growth began at home as well as at church by joining the St. Paul Baptist Church family at an early age. In her younger years, she was an active member of the youth choir. Betsy received her education in public school graduating the class of 1967. During her tenure she was a member of the Honor Society, the Glee Club and she graduated at the top of her class. After completing high school, she became a substitute teacher’s aide at Cedar Creek in Horry County. Later moving to Ocean City NJ, she became a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and later married the love of her life Marvin Cribb, whom preceded her in death. She later returned to Mullins in the care of her devoted sister Nancy Rowell for 30 years. She then attended the Marion County Adult Day Care for more than 25 years.

    Betsy worked numerous jobs in New Jersey. Her passion was working at the First National Bank of South Jersey as a file clerk for numerous years until her health declined. She was an active member of “Daughters of the Truth Order of Eastern Star (OES) Chapter 105 of Ocean City NJ. 

    She leaves to cherish fond memories her devoted sister: Nancy Ellerbe Rowell of the home; her brother: Rev. Randolph (Linda) Ellerbe of Fayetteville NC; sister: Sarah Louise Woodberry of NC; two brothers whom proceeded her in death: Columbus Ellerbe Jr. and Franklin Ellerbe; one sister-in-law: Velma Jacobs of Mullins, a very special devoted friend: Sarah Strickland; a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends from surrounding areas; McLeod Hospice Staff.

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August 13, 2023

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Larry Smith - Cooper Funeral Home
304 Church Street
Mullins, SC 29574

Funeral Service
August 14, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Paul Baptist Church
248 E Laurel ST
Mulllins, SC 29574


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