Opal Crim
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Opal J. Crim, 93, of the Brownfield community in Pope County, died Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.

Born Sept. 26, 1918 in the Shady Grove community near Brookport, Mrs. Crim was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Brookport.

She was a member of Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church near Brownfield, where she served as a Sunday school teacher in the primary class as well as teaching Bible studies.

She had also served as president of the cemetery committee.

Mrs. Crim was also a 35-plus year member of the Brookport Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include five sons, James E. Crim Jr. and wife Eudora and Rodney Crim and wife Debra, all of the Brownfield, Robert I. Crim and wife Sarah of Temple Hill, Prentiss L. Crim and wife Mona of Stonefort and Ricky Crim and wife Paula of Metropolis; 22 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harrison and Lilly Morris McCorkle; her husband of 54 years, James A. Crim Sr.; one son, Larry Crim; two daughters, Patricia “Tish” Crim and Hazel Marie Jones; three sisters, Jessie Harris, Hazel Alsup and Drucilla McCorkle; one brother, Harrison McCorkle Jr.; and her stepmother, Louella McCorkle.

Funeral service was held Saturday at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna with Pastor Benny Heady officiating. Burial followed at Macedonia Cemetery near Brownfield.

Memorials may be made to the Macedonia Cemetery Fund, c/o Debra Crim, 220 Macedonia Road, Golconda, IL 62938.
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