Feb 8, 1942 - Feb 8, 2013 ODESSA, TX Elbert Wayne Crume, age 71, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2013, in Odessa. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel, Odessa, with Jimmy Braswell, minister of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Elbert was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Thomas and Hazel Crume on February 8, 1942. He graduated from Alamogordo High School. He married Linda Anne Fitzgerald on September 4, 1965, in Rio Grande City, Texas. He was owner of Crume Sales, Inc. for 38 years. He served in the Navy. Elbert was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Crume; mother, Hazel Crume; and brother, Larry Crume. Elbert is survived by his wife, Linda Crume; daughter, Debbie Crume; son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Kim Crume; brother, Tom Crume; sister, Joan McCarley; and his grandchildren, Keeli Crume, Hunter Crume and Conner Crume. Memorials may be given to West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department and Hope House, P.O. Box 891, Odessa, TX 79760. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home. To sign the guest book, go to our website at www.sunsetodessa.com www.sunsetodessa.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on Feb. 12, 2013