Russell Marion Crump
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Helen Lucile Crump


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1. William Lewis Beeker

Helen Lucile Crump 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 17 Sep 1934, Birmingham, Jefferson, AL 5
  • Marriage (1): William Lewis Beeker on 14 Jun 1952 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL 1 2

   FamilySearch ID: LKT1-YY6.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 6 The 1940 census recorded at 1205 34th Street N: Russel M. Crump, bookkeeper for tug boat company, 46, living with wife Virginia S., 38; daughter Helen Lucile, 5, and son William R., 1. All were born in Alabama except Virginia in Virginia.

2. Census in 1950 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 7 The 1950 census recorded Russel N. Crump, credit manager at retail furniture store, 56, living with wife Virginia S. Crump, 48; daughter Helen L., 15; and son William R., 10. All were born in Alabama except Virginia in West Virginia.

3. Newspaper: Birmingham News: Helen Lucile Crump is Wed to William Lewis Beeker, 15 Jun 1952, Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 1 Helen Lucile Crump is Wed to William Lewis Beeker
(photo of Mrs. Beeker)
Taking place Saturday evening, the wedding of Miss Helen Lucile Crump and William Lewis Beeker was solemnized at the West End Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Marion Crump of Collinsville, Ala. Mr. Beeker is the son of Mrs. S. P. Beeker and the late Mr. Beeker of Birmingham. Dr. Wilkie Collins officiated and music was by Mrs. DeWitt Truss and Chalmers Chism. THE BRIDE was given in marriage by her father. The sheer yoke of her white satin dress was encircled with Chantilly lace, and the skirt fell into a court train. The fingertip illusion veil was caught to a Juliet cap edged with pearls and orange blossoms. She carried a cascade bouquet of carnations centered with a white orchid on her maternal grandmother's prayer book. Miss Augusta Beeker was maid of honor. Miss Kathryn Beaty, Miss Patsy Faulk and Miss Betty Grimmer were bridesmaids. Their ice blue tulle and taffeta dresses were made with shirred bodices and net stoles. They carried cascade bouquets of yellow roses and carnations. Lou Ellen Crump, niece of the bride, and Deare Cash were flower girls. JAMES EDWARDS was best man for Mr. Beeker. Ushers were John Earl Vaughan, Marvin Garrison, Robert Snell and Morris Brill Jr. A reception in the church parlors followed. Mrs. Crump wore a gown of champagne lace. Mrs. Beeker chose mauve lace. Both had corsages of orchids. Serving at the reception were Mrs. R. W. Echols, aunt of the bride; Mrs. J. E. Faulk, Miss Edna Beeker, Miss Beth Ann Penny, Miss Jean Walker, Miss Betty Ann Howell, Miss Betty Faye Dobbs, Mrs. J. G. Abernathy, and Mrs. W. C. Crump, an aunt of the bride. For their honeymoon, th bride traveled in a rose-colored Shantung suit with gray and white accessories.

4. Residence: in 1960 in Orlando, Orange, FL. 2

5. Residence: in 1965 in Cape Canaveral, Brevard, FL. 2

6. Newspaper: Orlando Evening Star: Helen Beeker Wins Trip to Spain, 29 Mar 1968, Orlando, Orange, FL. 8 HELEN AND Bill Beeker, have been busy these past few weeks getting all the necessary shots, papers, etc. for that special trip they've been waiting for. Helen appeared on the "Eye Guess" television program while in New York last summer and won a trip to Madrid, Spain. But they're not going to stop at just seeing Madrid. Helen and Bill will extend their trip to include Paris, Amsterdam, Venice and parts of Germany and Switzerland. Caring for the little Beekers and enjoying Florida sunshine will be Helen's mother, Mrs. R. M. Crump and her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Cox.

7. Residence: on 26 Dec 1998 in Titusville, Brevard, FL, USA. 3

8. Residence: on 13 Aug 2005 in Titusville, Brevard, FL, USA. 4

Helen married William Lewis Beeker, son of Samuel Plato Beeker Sr. and Rosa Elizabeth Brill, on 14 Jun 1952 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL.1 2 (William Lewis Beeker was born on 2 Oct 1931 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL,2 9 10 11 died on 19 Sep 2016 in Titusville, Brevard, FL, USA 2 10 11 12 and was buried on 24 Sep 2016 in Titusville: Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Brevard, FL, USA 2 11.)


1 Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL) (Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.), 15 Jun 1952, page 55. Marriage of Helen Crump and William Beeker.

2 Florida Today (Cocoa, Florida), 23 Sep 2016 page A15 Obituary of William Lewis Beeker.

3 Florida Today (Cocoa, Florida), 29 Dec 1998, page 29. Obituary of Samuel P. Beeker.

4 Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL) (Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.), 16 Aug 2005, obituary of Edna Rose Beeker.

5, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Helen Beeker b. 17 Sep 1934 residence Titusville, FL.

6 1940 United States Census, Russell Crump Birmingham AL.

7 "1950 United States Census," Russel N Crump Birmingham AL.

8 "Orlando Evening Star (Orlando, FL)," 29 Mar 1968, page 17.

9 1940 United States Census, Samuel Beeker, Tract 38, Birmingham, Election Precinct 9, Jefferson, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 68-52, sheet 61A.

10 Hometown News (Titusville, FL), 7 Oct 2016, death of William Beeker.

11 Find A Grave,

12 Florida Today (Cocoa, Florida), 21 Sep 2016, page A15.

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