July 01, 2016
Barbara A. Crumes-Love is the recipient of the 2016 Unity Award which was presented by the Values Team of the Missouri Conference. For the past 10 years, she has served as chairperson of the organizing committee for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration in Wentzville. In 2013 Barbara had the vision to organize the very first Unity Walk in Wentzville. This walk has grown each year despite the cold January temperatures.
She is the executor of the Cecilia M. Crumes Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee which awards college bound students with a scholarship in memory of her mother Cecilia. She is the recipient of the key to the City of Wentzville and this year she received a Declaration of Recognition from the Missouri House of Representatives for her outstanding community service and dedication.
Barbara has been a dedicated lifelong member of the Wesley-Smith Chapel United Methodist Church of Wright City, where she has served in a variety of leadership positions.