Ima Jean Crume passed away peacefully at home on April 22, 2020. She was born in Santa Cruz, California to parents Joseph Deaver and Minnie Mae Owens on August 12, 1932, she was 87 years old.
Ima Jean lived most of her life in North Monterey County where she and her husband raised their family. She was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church of Prunedale, loved gardening, fishing, baking, crocheting, and playing cards. Ima Jean was also an avid animal lover. She had an infectious laugh, a wonderful sense of humor, and always lit up the room. Ima Jean was loved by all who met her. She will be dearly missed by her friends and family.
She is survived by her 2 daughters: Cathy Crume and Kim Crume. She also leaves behind 3 siblings: Joe “Buster” Deaver, Margie Nevel, and Richard Deaver. Ima Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Bob Crume and her sister, Joan Willis.
Mehl’s Colonial Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, a Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.
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