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Elder Henry “Jake” Crum

 Elder Henry “Jake” Crum 86 of Van Lear, KY; went to be with his Lord on April 14, 2012 at a result of an accident. He waspreceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Pansy Crum.


He was born on February 5, 1926 in Martin County, KY; he was a son of the late William Jackson and Roxann Mollette Crum.


He was a retired pipe-fitter at US Steel in Michigan. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and traveling. He was a dedicated Christian for 60 years and a member of the Middlefork United Baptist Church of Inez, KY.


Jake is survived by his loving wife; Mildred Hale Crum of Van Lear, KY as well as a son, Tim (Patty) Crum of Wyandotte, Michigan and daughter, Marietta Crum Cook of Inez, KY, 5 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Jake is also survived by 5 step-children. He will be sadly missed by everyone who knew him.


Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Middlefork United Baptist Church with church ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Family Cemetery of Crum Branch. Visitation will be after 5pm Monday and Tuesday at the Church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home, Inez, Ky.