Mrs. Cripps is survived by her husband of sixty years and two months; Thomas N. Cripps, Sr., daughter; Darlena Clark Dennis, son; Tommy Cripps Beth, grandchildren; Deanna Light, Jonathan Light Quita, Julie Shuck Dace, Adam Cripps Tiffany, and Michael Cripps, sister; Bettye Sue Hancock, of Liberty, TN, brother; Will Hancock, of Whittwell, TN, and six great grandchildren. Her remains are at Hendersonville Funeral Home where the family will receive friends on Friday, June 2, 2006 from 5pm til 8pm. Graveside services will be conducted on Saturday, June 3, at 10am from the Sycamore Baptist Church Cemetery in Liberty, TN with Phillip Hancock officiating. Active pallbearers will be Michael Cripps, Adam Cripps, Alfred Hancock, Dace Shuck, Rich Rulen and Alan Stevenson. The family would like to say a special "Thank You" to Dr.'s Marshall Johnson and Herbon Flemming, and the nursing staff at Hendersonville Medical Center for their loving care. Those wishing to make memorial donations can make them to Home Bound Meals of Sumner County.