April 10, 1933 ~ June 12, 2001
DEAN M. CRUM
Dean Milburn Crum, 68, of
1045 Clark Branch Road, Asheville,
died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in an
Mr. Crum was born in
Greenville, TN, and was a son of the
late Junius and Sophie Golden Crum.
He was also preceded in death by a
sister, Lorene Mosely, and two
brothers, Jack Crum and Guy Crum.
He was an Army veteran of
the Korean conflict and was retired
after 33 years in the bridge
maintenance department of the NC
State Highway Department. He was a
life member of VFW Post 891.
He is survived by one
sister, Kay Fields and her husband
Forester, of Asheville; two nephews,
Michael and Steve Fields; one niece,
Tammy Swayngim; and by his
companion of 22 years, Ruth (Doc)
Funeral services will be at
11:00 am Thursday in the Patton
Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral
Home with burial to follow at
Newfound Baptist Church Cemetery.
His family will receive
friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Wednesday
at the funeral home.
We were terribly sorry to hear
of your loss. If there is any-
thing we can do please let us
know. Randall & Jan