Alice Jean Crump, 87, of Hurdland, Missouri, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at her residence in Hurdland, Missouri.
She was born on May 19, 1925, north of Hurdland, Missouri, the daughter of Charles Louis and Florence Elizabeth “Birdie” Stoner Kilbride.
She graduated from the Hurdland High School in the Class of 1943 and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Edina, Missouri.
On April 4, 1944 Alice Jean married Donald V. McGlothlin and to this union three children were born.
On December 21, 1957, in Eureka, Missouri, she married John Edward Crump and he preceded her in death on January 22, 2006.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, David McGlothlin, a daughter, Donna Jean Clary Pinson, a grandson, Michael McGlothlin; three sister, Dorothy Lindsey, Stella Warford and Viola Lorey; a brother, John Charles Kilbride.
Alice Jean is survived by her son, Larry Ray McGlothlin of Edina, Missouri; nine grandchildren, including, Martha Poole of Chillicothe, Missouri, Mary and her husband Jason Geisendorfer of Lewistown, Missouri, Sam Clary of Lewistown, Missouri, Dan and his wife T.J. Clary of Edina, Missouri and Ann and her husband Brian Meeker of Novinger, Missouri; twenty-four great grandchildren; two great great granddaughters; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She worked in the Glove Factory in Edina, Missouri, the Shoe Factory and McGraw Edison in Kirksville, Missouri before going to Beauty School in 1960. She owned and operated her own Beauty Shop for more than forty years.
Alice Jean worked at the Knox County Nursing Home and cared for her mother, in her home for two years before her death.
She was an avid quilter and did quilting for people all over the United States. Besides making quilts she did lots of sewing and crocheting, knitting, counted cross stitching and about every kind of crafts you could name.
She traveled extensively, including two trips to the Holy Lands. She loved to garden, camp, and attend Blue Grass Festivals but her main interest was family, especially the grand, great and great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at the Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time, Monday, at the Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.
Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Hurdland, Missouri.
Pastor Rick Barnes and Reverend Ronald Garner will officiate and musical selections will be “What a Day That Will Be” and “The Last Mile of the Way”. Casket Bearers will be Sam Clary, Dan Clary, Lane Clary, Ethan Clary, Shane Clary and J.B. Lorey and Honorary Bearers will be David Songer, Charley Hamlin, Karen Stone, Larry Sykes, Buddy Funk, Chuck Howerton, Jack Warford and Garry Taylor.
An expression of sympathy in memory of Alice Jean Crump may be left to the Hurdland Cemetery Association. A memorial may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home 208 N. 4th Street Edina, Missouri 63537.