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Nellie J. Cripps

Nellie J. Cripps

Nellie J. Cripps, 86 of Pikeville, Tennessee passed away Friday, June 9, 2023.

Nellie loved her family, gardening, animals, enjoyed cooking, where she was self-employed working in her restaurant.

Nellie was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Lee and Martha Jane Wyatt Crawford; husbands, James S. Cripps and Claude Franklin Brown; brother, Everett Crawford; and grandchild, Stacy Cripps.

Nellie is survived by her sons, Michael E.(Linda) Cripps, L.C. (Sharon) Cripps; daughters, Janie (Lee) Shannon, Tresea Cripps (Jeff C.) Ladd; grandchildren, Michael (Maggie) Cripps, Rachel Cripps, Brett (Amy) Cripps, Nellie (Rodney) Smith, Buffy (David) Gaither, Billie J. Campbell, James (Yolanda) Caldwell; numerous great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; cousins; and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, at West End Church of God with Bro. Danny Lee officiating. The family will receive friends 11:00 a.m. until service time at the church.

Condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

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