CROSBY, LeAnn WALTERBORO – Mrs. LeAnn Jane Vandermark Crosby, 49, of 221 Silverhill Road in the Forest Hills Subdivision of Walterboro died Saturday evening, February 25, 2006, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. Funeral services will be held 4 o’clock Thursday afternoon, March 2, 2006, in The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Walterboro, with The Reverend Dr. Posey Belcher officiating. Interment will follow in Live Oak Cemetery, Walterboro. Mrs. Crosby was born January 3, 1957, in Annandale, New Jersey and was a daughter of Mrs. Doris Jane Allerman Vandermak and the late Harold R. Vandermark. She devoted her career to education and friends and family alike knew education was her life. She held her Bachelors Degree in Interpreting for the Deaf from Maryville College (Tennessee) – Class of 1979, and her Masters Degree in Learning Disabilities – Class of 1983 and her Ed.S in School Psychology II – Class of 1988 from The Citadel. She had received additional certification from William and Mary Curriculum Institute in Williamsburg, Virginia in March and July of 2000. She was a school psychologist for the Colleton County Public School System. She was a member of the Board of Examiners for Counselors, Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists, was a board member of the South Carolina Consortium for Gifted Education, and was a member of the South Carolina State Department of Education Task Force for Gifted and Talented Regulations, the South Carolina Consortium for Gifted Education Task Force in Conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Education, and the Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority from 1990 to 1995. She attended Seacoast Baptist Church in Charleston and First Baptist Church of Walterboro. Surviving in addition to her mother of Walterboro are: her husband, Mr. Terrace Payton Crosby; her daughter, Caitlin Vandermark Crosby of the home; a sister, Tracy J. Vandermark Moore and her husband Col. Mark Moore stationed in Frankfort, Germany; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Betty R. Crosby of Walterboro; two brothers-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Stuart G. Crosby and Mr. Jervey C. Crosby both of Walterboro; and a sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Dale M. Smith of Gastonia, North Carolina; as well as several nieces and nephews. Flowers will be accepted, or for those that wish, the family has suggested that memorial contributions be directed in her memory to the following: Colleton County Relay for Life, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, N. Charleston, SC 29406; or to Palmetto Health Hospice, Post Office Box 50820, Summerville, SC 29485-0820. Family and friends are invited to call from 6:00 until 8:00 Wednesday evening at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843-538-5408 or other times the family has requested that friends call at the residence. Visit our guestbook at www.charleston.net/deaths.
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