Jennie Lee Crouse, 71, Brookings, died July 31, 2000, at her home.

She was born Oct. 28, 1928, in Lamar, Mo.

She enjoyed hunting, fishing, knitting and gardening.

Survivors are daughters Lorna Smith and Linda Cupps, both of Brookings; Fern Dickson, Gilbert, Ariz.; son Don Crouse, Springfield.

Also surviving are nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and her best friend and fishing partner Ormond Thomas.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Curry County Hospice, P.O. Box 746, Gold Beach, OR 97444.

The family thanks Curry County Hospice, Elizabeth in particular, for the consideration and compassion that was demonstrated during its time of need.

An open house for the friends and family is scheduled for today (Aug. 2) from 6 to 9 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of Scantlins Brookings Mortuary Chapel.