LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Jan. 10 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Crips, 87, of Lebanon.
Born April 14, 1923, in Smith County, she died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Quality Care in Lebanon.
The daughter of the late Evie Vaden Ford Perkins and Clarence Ford, she was a homemaker and had worked at Texas Boot.
Mrs. Crips was a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church.
Services were conducted by the Rev. Terry Fesler. Interment followed at the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include: her husband of over 32 years J. G. Crips; daughter Doris (Roy) Shacklett of Nashville; step-daughter Doris Ann (Paul) Robinson of Lebanon; grandchildren Michael (Louise) Shacklett of Nashville and Susan (Keith) Free of Owensboro, KY; step-grandchildren Pamela Faye (John Lee) Thompson, Beth Robinson, and John Paul (Alicia) Robinson ; five great grandchildren, David Michael Christian, Emily and Sarah Free, Jackson and Allison Shacklett; step great grandchildren Faith Robinson, Brandi Davenport, Matthew Robinson and Paige Robinson.; devoted niece Barbara Cawthon of Lebanon.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, George David Bowers; sister Doris Perkins; brothers Clarence Ford and Howell Perkins; step-father Jerry Perkins; and step grandson Phillip Wayne Robinson.
Pallbearers: John and Matthew Robinson, Michael and Jackson Shacklett, Keith Free and David Michael Christian.
The family would like to thank the staff of Quality Care for their excellent care.
Arrangements by Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, Lebanon.