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Mary Ann Crum passed away peacefully at her home on February 18, 2021, surrounded by the love and comfort of her family. The daughter of John and Eugenie Boyett, Mary Ann was born July 20, 1935, in Mansfield, Louisiana.

Mary Ann was an avid sports enthusiast and fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes and Cubs. She enjoyed fishing, gambling, a quick game of darts or pool, playing cards, and bowling. Mary Ann was a member of many leagues, attending numerous national bowling tournaments throughout the United States.

Mary Ann also enjoyed spending time in the kitchen and was a wonderful cook. She was best at making homemade fried chicken and buttermilk biscuits.

A devoted wife and mother, Mary Ann’s greatest love and commitment of time was always for her family and loved ones. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Mary Ann is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Buddy; sons, Ted Crum, Randy (Janet) Crum, and Tom (Linda White) Crum; daughter, Pam Gray; 6 grandchildren, Anthony Crum, Nick Gray, Sara Gray Brown, Jenna Jo Crum Taylor, Tommy Crum Jr., and Steve Brommel; 8 great-grandchildren, as well as other loving family and friends. In addition to her parents, Mary Ann was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Ashley; son-in-law, Dennis Gray; 10 siblings, and her beloved four-legged friend, Casey.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Ave. with visitation held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. She will be laid to rest at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery following the service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Mary Ann.

Online condolences may be expressed at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com

Service Details

Visitation:
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Service:
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
12:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Disposition:
Burial
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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