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Opal Edna DePew Crume
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1908
Granby
Newton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1934
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Daughter of William Henry Depew & Etta Cordilla Taylor Depew.
Wife of Everett A. Crume.

Died from injuries suffered in a tragic house fire on Christmas Eve, 1934. The fire also claimed the lives of three of her children; Oscar (Buddy) Allen, Francis Loraine & James Gerald.
She had two other children: Adetta Jeannine was badly burned in the fire and fully recovered after several operations at the Shriners Hospital Burn Center. Virginia Jewellene (Judy) was not home at the time of the fire. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Henry Depew (1885 - 1972)
  Etta Cordellia Taylor Depew (1888 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Everett Augustas Crume (1907 - 1979)
 
 Children:
  Oscar (Buddy) Allen Crume (1928 - 1934)*
  Francis Loraine Crume (1931 - 1934)*
  James Gerald Crume (1934 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Opal Edna DePew Crume (1908 - 1934)
  Lucille Depew Phelps (1911 - 1951)*
  Fred A. DePew (1913 - 1974)*
  Marie Depew (1915 - 1917)*
  Elsie V DePew Lasiter (1917 - 2009)*
  Robert Milton Depew (1926 - 1931)*
  Willia Jean Depew Ping (1928 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: John Barry Delzell
Record added: Jan 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10381589
Opal Edna <i>DePew</i> Crume
Added by: Mary and Ken Simonson
 
Opal Edna <i>DePew</i> Crume
Added by: Mary and Ken Simonson
 
Opal Edna <i>DePew</i> Crume
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Added by: June
 
 
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Grandmother, You would be so proud of your family. Thank you for giving me such a wonderful mother. Much Love
- Your Grand-daughter Penny
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012

- Barb J "John 3:16"
 Added: Feb. 17, 2005
Although You Died Long Before I Was Born I Thought Of You Often. All My Love, Your Grandson
- John Barry Delzell
 Added: Jan. 27, 2005
 
 
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