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Updated: 03/29/2014 08:00:01AM

Elizabeth ‘Betty Mac’ Crum

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Elizabeth "Betty Mac " Crum

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Elizabeth “Betty Mac “ Crum, 87, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, at her residence in Bartow of cancer.

Born Jan. 10, 1927, in Birmingham, Ala., Mrs. Crum was a resident of Bartow for Since 1949, moving from Auburn, Ala. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She member of the Bartow First United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Crum was very active in the Bartow Hospital auxiliary for many years. She was a substitute high school teacher for several years. She was active in her husband’s veterinary clinic practice for many years.

Mrs. Crum is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. J.B. “Bill” Crum and her son, Gregory Crum.

She is survived by two sons, Stephen Crum (Monica) of Arlington, Va., and John Crum (Xuan) of Bartow; daughter, Sharon Peterson (Bruce) of Columbus, Ohio; 15 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Special thanks to her care givers: Melinda Fleming and Nikki Browder and the staff of Good Shepherd Hospice.

Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014, at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, Bartow.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the Bartow First United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave, Auburndale, FL 33823.

Condolences to family at www.whidden

Whidden-McLean Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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