Janet Aycock Crabtree, 69, of Westfield, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital. She was born on June 21, 1948 to Paul and Oletta (Rowland) Aycock in Memphis, Tennessee.
Janet graduated from Kingsbury High School in Memphis where she won the Junior Miss pageant and was runner up in the Miss Tennessee pageant. She attended Memphis State University and worked for the Hamilton County Health Department. Prior to that, Janet worked as a project manager for various construction companies. Over the course of her years, she lived in a variety of different cities including Honolulu, Hawaii, until she settled in Westfield where she remained until her death. Janet bred Shetland Sheep Dogs, loved crocheting, was a Karate Mom, and loved riding motorcycles with her husband, Steve. She also had her own cycle. Janet will continue to be loved and remembered for always trying to be what each member of her family needed her to be. She was passionate about animals and could never be without her beloved dogs.
Janet is survived by her husband of 29 years, Steve Crabtree; daughters, Lynn (Ken) Barnett of Georgia and Jenny A. Lee of Indiana; son, Jake Crabtree of Indiana; sister, Darla Aycock of Virginia; and eight grandchildren, Cole, Brody, Olivia, PJ, Patrick, Michael, Kyle and Elle.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Cheryl Grills and Paula Haygood.
Services will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, in Noblesville, with visitation from 1:00 pm to the time of service. Rev. Don Kaufman will officiate.
Those wishing to make a tribute are encouraged to support your local animal rescue organizations.