Biography: Edith R. Crump, lovingly known as “Mom” and “Mama Crump” was born to the late Annie Bell Wingfield and Grant Wingfield in Richmond, VA on May 12, 1919. Edith was the youngest of two sisters (Beatrice Griffith and Virginia Cochran) who preceded her in death.
Edith attended the public schools in Richmond, VA and was employed at the Whitlock Tobacco Factory and Philip Morris Company. In 1942, Edith met the late Algie Crump, and later married him on May 21, 1943. Edith and Algie later migrated to New York City in 1944. After thirteen years of marriage, they were blessed with the birth of their twin daughters.
Edith was a member of Fourth Baptist Church in Richmond, VA and while in New York, attended Greater Central Baptist Church and Bethel Gospel Assembly.
Edith enjoyed cooking for her family and friends and loved having people around. After 98 blessed years upon this earth, God called her home on the morning of February 21, 2018. Edith touched many lives and will be tremendously missed.
Edith leaves to cherish her memory: two loving daughters, Darlene M. Johnson and Cheryl L. Crump; two granddaughters, Althea Coleman and Jasmin L. Harry; two grandsons, Donald Garrett and Vincent Crump; three great-grandsons, Paul Coleman, Jalen Barger and Ausar Robinson; nieces, Madra Crump and Lillian Knight; great-niece, Ginger Lowery; godson, Vernon Wilson; long time devoted friend, Mazie Hughes; and a host of other relatives and friends.
You will be sadly missed a long life way, quietly remembered everyday…. No longer in our life to share, but in our hearts, you will always be there.