MAYSVILLE -- Helen Leora Crump, 85, of Maysville passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at her residence.
She was born in Maysville on April 15, 1932, the daughter of the late Ashby Gilvin and Grace Jones.
Ms. Crump retired from East Kentucky Power and she was previously employed at Wald Manufactuing Company. Parker Tobacco, R. J. Reynolds and Browning Manufacturing Company. After her retirement, she worked as a coffee hostess at Speedway.
She is survived by her two daughters, Mary Lynn Crump and Carolyn Werline, both of Maysville; her two grandchildren, Rachel Ginn (Tyler) and Jacob Lee Werline, both of Maysville; and her two great-grandchildren, Zander Ginn and Jazmin Lewis, both of Maysville. She is also survived by two nephews, Robert Gilvin and Larry Gilvin; a niece, Joyce Browning; three great nieces, Lisa Armijo, Sandra Johnson and Janis Scott; and several other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Lee Gilvin; her nephew, Kenneth Gilvin; her ex-husband, Thomas Lee Crump; and a life-long friend, Margie McKibben.
Helen was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
She enjoyed life to the fullest and the pride and joy of her life was spending time with her grandchildren and her great grandchildren. She enjoyed family vacations and making people laugh.
Services for Helen Crump will be held at the Knox and Brothers Funeral Home at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, with Pastor Marilyn Rhodes and Pastor Lonnie Blosser officiating.
Burial will be in the Green Acres Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jacob Werline, Rachel Ginn, Tyler Ginn, Jack Earls, Jimmy Wayne Gilvin, Mary Lynn Crump and Kenny Crump.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Refinery Church of the Nazarene Children's Department or to the Maysville Church of Christ in Christian Union.
Guestbook at knoxbrothersfuneralhome.com.