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Obituaries for Sunday, October 21, 2007

Evelyn Sutton Crum

Services for Evelyn Sutton Crum, of Baton Rouge, La. and anative of Brookhaven, are noon Monday, Oct. 22, at GreenoaksFuneral Home in Baton Rouge with burial in Greenoaks MemorialPark.

Visitation is Sunday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home andfrom 11 a.m. until the time of the service Monday.

Mrs. Crum, 93, died Oct. 19, 2007, at her residence.

She was a retired nurse from the “old” Lady of the LakeHospital, where she worked for over 30 years.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Leslie P. Crum; herparents, Grover C. Sutton and Molly Sutton; and two brothers andtwo sisters.

Survivors are her daughters, Jackie Darbonne of Baton Rouge andBernita Hood and husband Clifton, of Maurepas, La.; her sister,Vestelle Morgan, of Walker; four grandchildren; eightgreat-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wax Road Churchof Christ Building Fund.

Betty Jean Williams

Services for Betty Jean Williams, of Springfield, Mass., arenoon Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Alden Baptist Church with burial in OakGrove Cemetery. Harrell Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Calling hour will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. until the time of theservice at the church.

Mrs. Williams, 58, died Oct. 14, 2007, at her residence. She wasborn in Brookhaven to Fletcher and Elise (L.E.) Jackson.

She fought a long, courageous battle with cancer and showedtremendous strength, courage and dignity throughout these past fewyears. She loved life and spent it being a true blessing to all ofthose who knew her.

Mrs. Williams was educated in the Brookhaven schools and movedto Springfield in 1969, where she met and married her husband of 36years, Ollie Williams Sr.

Preceding her in death were her son, Ollie Williams Jr.

Survivors are her husband; her children, Felicia Jackson,Derrick Jackson and wife Nancy, and Robert Morris Jr.; hergrandson, Parrish Wallace, whom she was raising; her sisters, Mary,Nancy, Rubie and Dorothy Jackson, all of Springfield, and EarlineArnold, of Brookhaven; nine grandchildren; and many nieces,nephews, and other relatives and friends who loved her verymuch.

The family would like to give special thanks to the D’AmourCenter for Cancer Care and the Baystate Visiting Nurse HospiceAssociation.