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Tom Crunk

Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Tom Crunk, 84, of Kennett, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, at his residence.

Born Aug. 8, 1919, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of the late Abner and Belle Coleman Crunk, he was a U.S. Marine veteran, having served in WWII. He was Sheriff of Dunklin County and a member of the First Baptist Church in Kennett.

On April 21, 1939, he married Thelma Trout, who survives.

Survivors also include one son, Tommy Crunk, of Shreveport, La.; one daughter, Cherry L. Meyer, of Jefferson City, Mo.; one sister, Lavada Faries, of Puxico, Mo.; three grandchildren, Kevin Meyer, of Jefferson City, Clay Meyer, of Bolivar, Mo. and Courtney Crunk, of Kennett and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Crunk and one sister, Jessie Warrington.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Jansson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers are Walter Dearing, Jerry Hall, Bob Holder, Ronnie Morgan, Stephen Sokoloff and Odie Wake.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Children's Hospital, 2001 Linburg Ave., St. Louis, Mo. 63131-3597.