Jimmy Lee Crum (Ret)

Published 2:55 pm Thursday, December 6, 2012


Funeral services for the late Commissioner Jimmy Lee Crum (Ret) will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. from Dunbar Recreational Center, Rev. Phillip B. McCreary, officiating.

Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery. Hudson Funeral Services, Greenville, Alabama directing.

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Former Butler County Commissioner Jimmy Lee Crum departed this life on December 1, 2012 , at UAB medical center, in Birmingham , Alabama .

Jimmy Lee was born on December 29, 1939 in Greenville , Alabama to Minnie Lee and Teate Crum, who both preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his brother Johnny Lee Crum, and his Sister Heloise Crum. He attended Greenville Training School . He was a member of Mt. Ida Community Baptist Church #2.

Jimmy Lee was united in marriage to Dorothy Little on October 15, 1960 . He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy Crum; sons Kenneth of Atlanta, Georgia; Harry (Samantha) of Orrville, Alabama; and Jimmy Leon of Atlanta, Georgia; daughter Tamika of Jackson, Alabama; grandchildren, Brandon Price-Crum, Nealy Cecile McGhee-Crum, Jeremy Austin Crum, Shannon Nicole Crum, Brian Christopher Crum, Grace Alexis Burns, Daniel Sherard Burns, Gabrielle Elise Burns, and Joshua Annan Crum. Also surviving are his sister Ruby Crum-Lee of Birmingham, Alabama; brothers Teate Jr. (Anna) of Mobile, Alabama; Mack (Jessie) of Montgomery, Alabama; Charlie Will (Barbara) of Montgomery, Alabama; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.