Carol J. Crum – 76

MOUNT MORRIS, IL – Carol J. Crum, 76, passed away on June 27, 2017 at KSB Hospital in Dixon, IL after a short illness. Born July 6, 1940, the daughter of James B. Overman and Ila (Blevins) Overman, in Hamlin Iowa. Attended Iowa schools, and Rockford Business College. Married Bruce W. Crum Jr. on September 26, 1959 at the United Methodist Church in Belvidere, IL. Carol and her husband were the owners/operators of “The Idle Hour Bar” in Mount Morris, IL from 1992 to 2008. Carol moved to Mount Morris from the Belvidere area. Carol was a devoted Chicago Bears and Cubs fan. She also enjoyed reading and bird watching from her back porch. Survivors include daughters, Becky (John) Griffith of Florida, Cassie Stevens of Rockford, and Peggy (Fred) Reynolds of Winnebago; son, James Crum of Byron; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and sister Lee McBride of Minnesota. Predeceased by her husband, parents, seven brothers, and one sister.

There will be no visitation or memorial service as per Carol’s request. Cremation at Finch Funeral Home in Mount Morris, IL.

4 thoughts on “Carol J. Crum – 76”

  1. My sincere sympathies and prayers to the Crum family. Life is precious and so therefore are your memories. God Bless!

  2. I have many wonderful memories of Carol when we worked together and had our coffee time together. May she Rest In Peace. We will keep you all in our prayers.

  3. it was a pleasure to have Carol
    We had a good time together while at Rockford School of Bus.

  4. I met Carol and Bruce at The Idle Hour many years ago. I have many fond memories of her and the talks we had. She was a gentle soul with a kind heart and I will truly miss her. My condolences to the family.

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