Mr. Wendell W. Cribbs

  • Born: October 14, 1929
  • Died: January 10, 2014
  • Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Emerald Hills Funeral Home and Cemetery

500 Sublett Road
Kennedale, TX 76060
Tel. (817) 572-1681

Tribute & Message From The Family

FORT WORTH -- Wendell Willard Cribbs, born in October 1929 to Willard and Bertha Cribbs in Sayer, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully January 10, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family and dedicated caregivers.
Wendell served four years in the United States Air Force. He retired from Bell Helicopter Textron after 36 years of service as a manager in the product assurance department. Some of his interests include playing the guitar, piano, organ, computers and he was also very talented in building just about anything. Wendell's family remembers him as a loving husband and family man.
Wendell is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Vesta Watson Cribbs, Eldon Cribbs; brothers, Cecil Cribbs, Wayburn Cribbs, Buddy Alvin Cribbs and stepson, Charles Dale Rash.
Survivors include: his loving wife, Jeannie Cribbs; sons, Darrell Cribbs, Gerald Cribbs, step daughter, Diane Marder Yamane; sister, Evelyn Anderson; out of town guests, Delores Hall and Dr. Andrea Hall; several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and many dear friends.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Wendell's name to The American Heart Association,, the Alzheimer's association at or Bishop Davies Hospice at 2712 Hurstview Dr. Hurst Texas, 76054.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to Bishop Davies Hospice for their exceptionally compassionate care provided by the staff, nurses, and nurse's aides. Also a heartfelt thank you to all extended family that gave their time and sat with Wendell. All of the support is very much appreciated.
Visitation will be 9-11 am Wednesday January 15, 2014 at Emerald Hills Funeral Home in Kennedale. 500 Sublett Rd Kennedale Tx 76060.
Graveside service will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday January 15, 2014 at Blue Bonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. 5725 Colleyville Blvd. Colleyville Texas 76034.

Condolence & Memory Journal

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

Posted by American Heart Association    January 15, 2014


Jeannie, what a wonderful life you have shared with the love of your life. Not many of us are so lucky and blessed to be able to share our days with our best friends. Although, there were times that you did not have the same person with you that you had always known and treasured... You never gave up caring for him in the way I know he would have done for you if it was reversed. I remember him as a strong, handsome man walking into the bank with his suit on after a hard days work at Bell Helicopter with that "smile". Confident, smart and always wanting to take care of his family. He will be missed on this earth, but imagine the works he still has in store......

Posted by Karen McConnell - Euless, TX - Friend   January 14, 2014