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 Johnnie D. <I>Demoss</I> Crum

Johnnie D. Demoss Crum

Birth
Streetman, Freestone County, Texas, USA
Death 14 Nov 1996 (aged 96)
Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 87226980 · View Source
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A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 1996, in Bateman Carroll Funeral Home for Johnnie D. Crum, a seamstress for Levi Strauss who died Nov. 14 at age 96.

While working for Levi Strauss, she developed the inside pocket that still is used on Levi's, replacing the old saddle pocket.

Mrs. Crum was born Nov. 13, 1900, in Streetman, Texas. Her maiden name was Demoss.

She and her husband, George, moved to Gresham in the late in 1940s. Mr. Crum died in 1952. She moved to Camp Verde, Ariz., in 1986 and returned to Oregon in 1992.

Surviving are her sons, Girley of Sandy and Albert of Phoenix, Ariz.; 31 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Private interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Published in The Oregonian
on Saturday, November 16, 1996


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  • Created by: Vita Brevis
  • Added: 22 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87226980
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johnnie D. Demoss Crum (13 Nov 1900–14 Nov 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87226980, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Vita Brevis (contributor 47252590) .