Naomi Gay Cripps

Jan 29 2014

78 year old Naomi Gay Cripps of Smithville died Monday morning at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Willie and Susie Pirtle Gay. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 Brothers, Austin Gay and Edsel Gay; 2 Sisters, Evelyne Underwood and Dean Waggoner; 1 Sister-in-law, Ora Gay. Mrs. Cripps was a member of the Whorton Springs Baptist Church and a Homemaker. She is survived by her Husband of 60 years Ray Doyle Cripps of Smithville; 2 Children, Susan (Bruce) Medley and Greg (Kelly) Cripps both of Smithville; 6 Grandchildren, Brandise Layne of Cookeville, Nichol Layne of Smithville, Chris Layne of Smithville, Brooke (Richard) Teachout of Smithville, Zach (Hilary) Cripps of Murfreesboro, Brian Cripps of Smithville; 6 Great-Grandchildren, Hunter Layne, Emily Layne, Aidan Blanchfield Layne, Braelyn and Bryleigh Teachout, Dreamer Cripps; 2 Brothers, Ralph (Frances) Gay of Smithville and Ronnie (Cathy) Gay of Fayettville, TN; Sister-in-law, Miranda Gay of Minnesota; Brother-in-law, James Underwood of Minnesota. The Funeral Service will be conducted at 2:PM Wednesday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. David Mahan and Ronnie Gay will officiate and burial will follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be on Tuesday 3:PM until 8:PM and Wednesday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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