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In Memory - Keith Crum - 1952-2005




Keith Crum, 52, of rural
Meredosia, Illinois died Friday, July 8, 2005, at his home.

He was born
November 6, 1952 in Avon, the son of Leroy and Evelyn Root Crum. He married Terrie Jones in 1978 in Meredosia.

Mr. Crum graduated from
Bushnell-Prairie City High School and Illinois College.  He was a teacher and coached varsity boys’ basketball and junior high girls’ basketball teams for the Meredosia-Chambersburg School system for many years.  He also was a supervisor of youth laborers for Burrus Seed Farm during the summer.

He was a member of
Freed Methodist Church in Rushville, American Morgan Horse Association and Illinois Horse and Pony Breeders and Exhibitors Association and a former member of the Brunk Morgan Horse Museum Board.  He managed several horse shows, served as President of the Mississippi Valley Morgan Horse Club and helped with its spring sale.

Survivors:  wife, Terrie; brother, Alan (wife Linda) Crum of Waynesville; a niece; two great-nieces; and a great-nephew.

Services:  A memorial dinner was held at
Hamilton's, 110 N. East Street, Jacksonville, IL celebrating Keith's life.

Schaefer-Cody Funeral Home in Meredosia was in charge of arrangements.

There is no information regarding memorials at this time.

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