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Samuel Davis Shrum

File: 700

Date of Birth:

Sunday, September 13, 1936

Date of Death:

Monday, February 18, 2019


Jackson, Mo

Samuel Davis Shrum, 82, of Jackson, Mo., died Feb. 18, 2019, at Woodland Hills in Marble Hill, Mo. Born on Sept. 13, 1936, in Scopus, Mo., he was the son of Jesse Ephriam and Frances Cecil Black Shrum. He and Margaret Ruth Hope were married on Oct. 15, 1966. She preceded him in death on Jan. 30, 2000.

Sam graduated from Patton High School in 1954. He served in the US Marine Corp from 1958 to 1961. He had worked as a heavy equipment mechanic during his lifetime.

He is survived by his children: Linda (Dan) Strohmeyer of Fenton, Mo., and Joseph (Theresa) Shrum of Jackson; a sister, Jean Gilliland, of Jackson; two sisters-in law: Mabel Shrum of Cape Girardeau, Mo and Anna Shrum of Perryville, Mo; two brothers-in-law: DH Hope of Dallas, Texas and Harold Moore of Cape Girardeau. Four brothers and four sisters predeceased him.

There will be no memorial service. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery near Marble Hill at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Plainview Cemetery,c/o of Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo.