Mrs. Crume was born May 9, 1931 in Simmons, Missouri. She moved to Tuscon, Arizona, in the 1980s from Tulsa, Oklahoma.
She began working as an aide at Tucson Hospital Home Care, a job she enjoyed for several years. She was of the Southern Baptist faith.
Her husband, Carl C. Crume, preceded her in death in 1977. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy McMurry.
Mrs. Crume was laid to rest at Summersville Cemetery, Summersville Missouri, February 6, 2018 under the direction of Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, Kansas.