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Donna Jean Crabill Parrish

Donna Jean Crabill Parrish, 87, of  Antwerp, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020 at the Gardens of Paulding 

Donna was born in Logansport, Indiana on September 27, 1932, a daughter of the late Margaret "Helen" (Wilburn) and James Ira Watson.

Many will remember Donna working at the Antwerp Exchange bank for many years. Donna also was a devout member of the Antwerp United Methodist Church, where she worked tirelessly on any task for which she volunteered. She loved her family  and loved bringing them together, especially for Christmas. Donna also loved to plant flowers in time for Spring.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Lonna (Don) Nelson, Pamela Mills, Kimberly (Jim) Bowers, Joe Crabill & Jeff (Chrisine) Crabill; companion, Robert Parrish; 12 grandchildren and 6 step children. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Crabill on December 3, 1969 and her husband, Richard Parrish on December 11, 2009; brothers, James & Harold Watson; grandson, Eric Nelson and a sister.

Services will be held privately at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp.

Memorials are to Antwerp United Methodist Church, PO Box 422, Antwerp, Ohio 45813.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

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Lisa thank you for sharing this photo. She always had a smile on her face and a kleenex is probably clenched in her left hand in that pic

Kim May 23 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donna Crabill Parrish

TAM POLLOCK May 22 2020 12:00 AM

What a beautiful friend Donna was when I left Antwerp ... She made sure I had bulbs to plant in my new KY yard. The bulbs were from many precious friends in our church there....So I have Donna still....

Pat Colwell May 21 2020 12:00 AM

Im thankful for our meetings at restaurants a few years ago when I was passing through
Lots of wonderful childhood memories of my first cousin Donna. I will miss her
I know she is in heaven
Loved this wonderful woman
Blue Butterfly Woman formerly Sondra Ricciardi
Donnas Mom Helen and my Mother Betty were sisters

Blue Butterfly Woman May 21 2020 12:00 AM

Grandma had a sweet soul. Ill never forget her unique laugh, warm smile & hug, & always making sure we had enough to eat when at her & Grandpas house.
Im thankful she loved my Grandpa & all of us so beautifully & with such grace.

Lisa Parrish May 21 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donna Crabill Parrish

Lori (Billman) Longberry May 20 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donna Crabill Parrish

Sue Jordan May 20 2020 12:00 AM

I remember Donna when she lived on North Main St. and in. The bank. We reminsced at the Manor and I always enjoyd visiting with her and prayers and God's love to the family

Sandra Temple May 20 2020 12:00 AM

Lonna, Pam, Kim, Joe and Jeff
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was always very nice to me and Ill never forget the time she helped me out when I had my automobile accident. We always talked about it whenever I saw her and Ill always be grateful to her.

Dan Lichty May 20 2020 12:00 AM

Donna was such a cheerful person. We enjoyed the same live of birds and wildlife. She will be missed.

C. Hugg May 20 2020 12:00 AM

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