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Jimmy Gene Crotts

Thursday, August 28, 2003

Born 6-11-1941 -- Died 8-12-2003

Jimmy Gene Crotts was born June 11, 194, at Viola,

Ark. He died Aug. 12, 2003, at 1:15 p.m. in Taysen, Ariz.

Jimmy graduated from Viola High School in 1959. He

served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Ranger

during the Cuban Missile Crisis. After his discharge he

attended welding school and was employed at Ford

Motor Company near Cleveland, Ohio, for 20 years. He

retired to Taysen, where he was a member of First

Southern Baptist Church. He was married Nov. 29,

1969.

Survivors are his wife, Pauline Lizanich Crotts, of

Taysen; three sisters -- Dorotha Mae Roberts of Viola,

Della Louise Mingee of Gamaleil, Ark., and Drucilla

Tiliakos of Longwood, Fla.; and two brothers -- George

Roy Crotts of Bakersfield, Mo. and Edward Lloyd Crotts

of Washington, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover

Cleveland Crotts and Mary Melinda Spurlock Crotts; a

sister, Kathleen Crotts; and two brothers -- Sidney

Lewis and an infant brother.

A memorial service will be Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. at

Enterprise Baptist Churchnear Viola with Harold Cotter

officiating. All friends and family are invited to attend.

The family requests that donations be made to

Enterprise Baptist Church for assistance to the needy

in lieu of flowers.