Madelyn (Griggs) Crump, 68 of rural Glenwood, Missouri passed away at her home on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

The daughter of Milford and Peggy (Comrie) Griggs, she was born on January 2, 1951 in Morris, Illinois.  Madelyn was a graduate of the Morris High School in Morris, Illinois.  On August 13, 1971, in Centerville, Iowa, she was united in marriage to Robert Eugene (Bob) Crump and to this union two children came, Jacob and Sarah.

Survivors include her children, Jacob Crump of Glenwood, Missouri and Sarah Crump and fiancé, Michael Cruickshank of Osceola, Iowa; four grandchildren, Ty Robert, Maci Anne, Lane Michael and Meadow Rae Cruickshank all of Osceola, Iowa; one brother, William Griggs and wife, Carol of Green Castle, Missouri; two sisters, Peggy Zweeres of Morris, Illinois and Barbara Adams and husband, Rick of Coal City, Illinois; a special friend, John Monroe of Glenwood, Missouri; other family members and many good friends.

Madelyn is preceded in death by her parents and her former husband, Robert Eugene (Bob) Crump.

Madelyn was employed as a dental assistant for several years in Lancaster, Missouri. She then became employed with the Head Start Program in Glenwood, Missouri as the Bus Driver.  The students loved her outgoing personality!  She was later employed with Western’s Smokehouse LLC in Greentop, Missouri for approximately thirteen years where she retired from.

Madelyn enjoyed the outdoors and loved her horses.  Her life was devoted to her family as she was a wonderful mother and grandmother.  She loved her grandchildren and the time she was able to spend with them as they were the twinkle in her eye!

Memorial services were held on Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri with Sonny Smyser, Pastor of the Schuyler County Church of Faith officiating.  A special CD selection of “When I Get Where I Am Going” was performed.  Burial will be at a later date as the body has been cremated.

Memorials have been established for the Schuyler County Cancer Relief Fund. 

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.