Viva S. Crump 83

Published 4:30 pm Tuesday, December 21, 2010

DECEMBER 21 – Viva S. Crump, 83, of Farmville, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2010 in Farmville. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Garland Crump; parents, Doctor Branch Silby and Martha B. Silby, and a sister, Sallie Gilliam.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathy C. Dunnavant and husband, Stuart of Farmville; son, James G. “Pete” Crump Jr. and Lisa Bates of Farmville; sister, Virginia Brown of Powhatan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Shorter Funeral Home.

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Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, December 23, at Concord Baptist Church, Buckingham, with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Concord Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Joann Showalter, P.O. Box 37, Prospect, VA 23960.

The Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, is serving the family.

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