Annie Crum, 86, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 13.
Crum was born in Charleston, South Carolina. She worked as a cook, baby sitter and in child care while living in Rockaway for 60 years. She was a National Mother for United Pentacostal Church of God, Prayer Warrior for those incarcerated, in nursing homes, the sick and shut-in and all in need.
Crum was preceded in death by Jessie Crum Sr., Jessie Crum Jr. and Annie Crum Mosley, all of Rockaway.
She is survived by her son, Willie Crum Sr.; daughter, Olivia Crum- Owen; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of children she cared for.
A funeral mass will take place on Monday October 17, at 5 p.m. at Sessions Tabernacle UPC, Richmond Hill, New York. Interment will follow at Forest Greene Park Cemetery, Morganville, New Jersey.