Lorraine Crump

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A service of worship and celebration of life for Buena Lorraine "Arthur" Thurman Lee Crump Crump aka Nanny, 102, of Mineola passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Visitation will be prior to the service from 12 to 2pm, the Funeral service to follow at 2 pm at Lloyd James Funeral Home followed by the graveside services at Rose Hill Cemetery Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

Mrs. Crump's Eldest Grandson Dr. Randal Unsell of Tom Bean will be officiating.

She was born October 20, 1915 at home in Bomarton, Texas the youngest of nine children and daughter of James Henry Arthur and Ida Jane Rainwater Arthur of Bomarton, Texas. She attended Bomarton High School. There were only eleven grades and she would have graduated in 1931.

Mrs. Crump was preceded in death by her parents Henry William Arthur on January 24, 1947 and Ida Jane Rainwater Arthur on March 29, 1964; Daughter, Jerry Ann Unsell on July 8, 2012; three husbands, Arlin Edward Thurman on July 24, 1984, Orlin "Jack" Hascue Lee on December 29, 1958 and James "Curly" Dewitt Crump on February 9, 1998; Siblings, Bertha Pearl Arthur, Ada Coldonio McElwain, Erna Mae McElhannon, Alma Ann Harris, James Henry Arthur, Joe Bailey Arthur, Harvey Lewis Arthur and Woodrow Wilson Arthur; Son-in-law William "Bill" Floyd Unsell on October 23, 1979; beloved grandson William Todd Unsell on January 2, 1988 and daughter-in-law Linda Muriel Lee on November 18, 2016.

She is survived by three children and two daughter-in-law's, Gary Keith Lee, Sr. and wife Lavan of Tyler, Donald Wayne Lee, Sr. of Globe, Arizona and Michael Gene Crump and wife Ann of The Woodlands.

Mrs. Crump is survived by 9 grandchildren: Dr. Randal Floyd Unsell of Tom Bean, Laury Lorraine Lee Johnson "Russel" of Tyler, Gary Keith Lee, Jr. of Longview, Deanna Kathleen "Dede" Lee of Axtell, Donald Wayne Lee, Jr. "Kyla" of Bakersfield, California, Barry Kevin Lee "Connie" of Denison, Venessa Lorraine Lee Bridges of Globe, Arizona, Michael Jeffrey Crump of Houston and Jason Heath Crump of Huntsville.

Mrs. Crump has 19 great-grandchildren: Ashley Ellen Unsell of Austin, Randal Wynne Unsell of Austin, Amber Michelle Lee of China Springs, Landon Drew Johnson of Odessa, Presley Denyse Johnson of Tyler, Chase Ariel Lee of Houston, Kristian Elisa Lee of Bullard, Zachary Lee Rutledge of Axtell, Gary Michael Rutledge, Jr. Snow, Oklahoma, Jesse Aaron Rutledge of Amarillo, Tristan Lane Lee and Aidan Nathaniel Lee both of Axtell, James Cody Warren and Chelsea Donn McGinnis both of Buckeye Arizona, Eric Travis Mayer of Denver, Colorado, Nicholas Cade Bridges of Globe, Arizona, Jarrett Patrick Lee and Justin Cade Lee both of Bakersfield, California, and Alyssa Nicole Crump of Huntsville.

Mrs. Crump also has 18 great-great-grandchildren: Hailey McKenzie Berry of Bryan, Kandace Ariel Lee, Carson Wade Lee and Saydee Brooke Lee all of Gladewater, Autumn Rose Lee and Michael Luke Reaves both of Bullard, James Orin Warren, Tavin Arthur McGinnis, Kellee Irelynn McGinnis and Evan Neal McGinnis all of Globe, Arizona, Jimmy B. (Jay) Rutledge of Axtell, Elida Grace Rutledge of Snow, Oklahoma, Drezden Drake Rutledge, and Faith Ann Rutledge both of Axtell, Macey Grace Johnson of Odessa, Paislee Danielle Rutledge of Amarillo, Jordan Patrick Lee of Bakersfield, California and Kinsey Elise Johnson of Odessa.

Has numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Pallbearers are Grandson's Dr. Randal Unsell, Keith, Kevin Lee, Jeff Crump, Jason Crump, and great-grandson Zachary Rutledge.

Mrs. Crump's daddy nick named her "Froggy" as a little girl, she played basketball, loved to watch the Texas Rangers, loved to tell stories, had a saying for everything, loved Elvis, but loved, cherished and lived for her family and she is known to all as Nanny. We will miss hearing all of Nanny's sayings and stories that she went around the mulberry bush to tell, but most of all her loving family will sorely miss her.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Sept. 11, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Lloyd James Funeral Home
1011 East First Street | Tyler, TX 757013308 | (903) 597-6611
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