Edith Crumpacker, 87, of Milan, Miss., died Wednesday morning, August 23, 2000 in Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan.
The daughter of Elisha Miller and Ethel (James) Streeter, she was born August 28, 1912, near Pollock, Miss. On May 1, 1940, in Kirksville, Miss., she married David Olan Crumpacker, who preceded her in death on November 1, 1998.
Also preceding her were her parents; one brother, James H. Streeter; and two sisters; Helen Streeter and Beulah Streeter.
She is survived by one daughter, Karen Bruch, and her husband Charles, of Lusk, three grandchildren: Anne Elizabeth Pfister, and her husband Rob; David Charles Bruch, and his wife Holly; and Kathleen Marie Jordan, and her husband Dean; two great-grandchildren: Hannah Jane Pfister and Morgan Marie Pfister; a sister-in-law, Nadien Streeter, of Kirksville, Miss.; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Crumpacker lived all her life in the Milan area, where she and her husband farmed. She attended the Wolfe elementary school, and graduated from Kirksville High School. She graduated from Kirksville State Teachers College in 1935, and then taught five years at the Colfax School in Sullivan County. While attending KSTC she sang with the NEMO Singers, the college's acappella choir. She was a 4-H leader in the Pollock 4-H Club for over 25 years. She was a member of the Plainview Church until it closed, and then a member of the Liberty Union Church.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday Aug. 26, in the Glenn E. Kent & Son Funeral Chapel in Milan with the Rev. Ted Hopkins officiating. Music was furnished by Mary Susan Scott, organist, and with congregational singing. Burial was in the Plainview Cemetery north of Milan. Casket Bearers were Fred Schnelle, Roger Streeter, Kent Streeter, Greg Streeter, Bruce Crumpacker and Raynor Smart.