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Willie Rowan Cripps

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“To the Cripps' families, I am sorry for the loss of a father, grandfather, and friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Julia Hand Callaway - Simsboro, LA

“My deepest sympathy to your family. It is never easy to lose a parent. I am praying for comfort and peace for all of you. Jackie Houck Ogden ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Jackie H Ogden - Simsboro, LA

“To all of the Brother Willie Cripps family, we are very saddened to hear of Brother Cripps passing, Brother Cripps was a very special christian man,...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Joe & Shirley Skipper - Simsboro, LA


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Willie Rowan Cripps Kilpatrick Funeral Home Ruston, LA Services for Mr. Willie Rowan Cripps, age 89, of Simsboro, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, March 25, 2012 at The Firs Pentecostal Church of Arcadia, LA. Officiating the service will be Bro. Donnie Underwood, Bro. Ronnie House and Bro. Terry Green. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Cripps was born November 11, 1922 and passed away March 23, 2012 following a lengthy illness. He is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Stephens Cripps, one grandson and one granddaughter. Mr. Cripps was a member of The First Pentecostal Church of Arcadia for many years. He served in the US Army and worked for the International Paper Co. , and was a Carrier for the Shreveport Times. He is survived by sons: Willie T. Cripps of Jena, Tim Cripps of Choudrant, Dennis Cripps of Ruston; daughters: Minnie Cripps, Martha Wells, Brenda Young, and Pam Cripps all of Simsboro, Patty Keough of Homer; four sisters; four brothers; 18 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandsons. Pallbearers will be Shane Wells, Forrest Cripps, Marcus Cripps, Nick Cripps, Eric Cripps and Jason Young Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.cm

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