The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

December 19, 2012

Bobbie Fay (Pritchard) Crouch

The Joplin Globe


Bobbie Fay (Pritchard) Crouch, age 61, of Grove, Okla., passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Freeman West Hospital after a long illness.

Bobbie was born Dec. 20, 1950, in Joplin, to Robert E. Pritchard and the late Johnnie Fay Hanson Pritchard and had lived in Grove for three years moving there from Webb City, Mo.

Bobbie graduated from Joplin High School in 1968, and had worked in the banking industry for many years as a customer service agent.  She was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church of Joplin.

Survivors include her husband, John Scott "Scotty" Crouch, of Grove; a son, Jason Freeman and his wife, Sheila, of Plano, Texas; her father, Robert E. Bob Pritchard and his wife, Joan, of Joplin; six grandchildren, Makenzie, Lane, Makayla, Dylan, Madison and Aaron; two sisters, Karen Pawlus and her husband, Jim, of Joplin, and Pamela Coyle and her husband, Tommy, of Sperry, Okla.; and one brother, Skip Pritchard and his wife, Janice, of Seneca. Bobbie was preceded in death by her mother, Johnnie Fay Williams; her stepfather, Barney Williams; and a son, Michael David Luebber.

Services for Bobbie will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Bethany Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Katharine Redpath officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Webb City. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 p.m. until service time at the church.

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