Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

November 4, 2012

Carolyn Durr Crume

Dec. 19, 1922 - Nov. 3, 2012


Kokomo — Carolyn A. Durr Crume, 89, Kokomo, died at 2:15 am. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at her home. She was born Dec. 19, 1922, in Miami County, to Thurston D. and Shirley (Colescott) Peck. On Sept. 24, 1942, Carolyn married Wilford W. Durr, who preceded her in death Oct. 21, 1981. On Nov. 6, 1983, she married Roy L. Crume, who preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 1995.

She was active member of Burlington Church of Christ, adult 4-H leader, member of O.E.S. 195, Greentown, Clay 49’ers Home Extension and First Advantage Travel Club. She was a 1941 graduate of Kokomo High School and attended Kokomo Business College. She was a retiree of Cabot Corp. (Haynes International) and an avid gardener.

Surviving are son Allen A. (Marsha J.) Durr, Auxvasse, Mo.; stepson, Thomas D. (Nancy) Crume, Kent, Wash.; stepdaughter, Marta J. (Mark) Ward, Stone Mountain, Ga.; three grandchildren, Melanie (John) Brandenburg, Sheridan, Paul W. (Kalyn) Durr, Grinnell, Iowa, and Ashley A. Durr, Auxvasse, Mo.; five stepgrandchildren, Jarod Crume, Dustin Crume, Brynn Ward, Crystal Atterberry and Richard Atterberry; five great-grandchildren, Melia Durr, Sienna Durr, Matayas Durr, Sarah Jensen and Pandora Walker; a sister, Julia E. Eaton, Lake Wales, Fla.; her sister-in-law, Norma Jean Spangler, Kokomo; seven nephews and two nieces; several cousins and a close friend, Cartwright Ellis.

Preceding her in death are her parents, Thurston and Shirley; husbands, Wilford and Roy; and a son, Denis D. Durr.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Stout & Son Funeral Home, Russiaville Chapel, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with Pastor David Osborne officiating. Burial will follow in Kokomo Zion Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Burlington Church of Christ. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.