Crump family receives the Order of Dickson Award


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Starkville District Superintendent Dr. Embra Jackson (left) and Executive Director for the Mississippi United Methodist Foundation, Inc., Rev. Mike Hicks present Alveria Crump with the Order of Dickson Award on behalf of her late husband, Rev. Bernard Crump. One of their daughters, Nerma Crump McCrary, was also on hand for the award ceremony. (Photo by Gwen Sisson)

The Order of Dickson award was given out of love for a man who served as a pastor in the Starkville area for over 20 years.

The family of the late Rev. Bernard Crump was presented with flowers and a plaque that replicates the plaque with Rev. Crump’s photo that will be placed on permanent display in the Mississippi Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church offices. Continue reading