Viola “Jody” Joanne Cripps

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 22:45

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Viola “Jody” Joanne Cripps of Heavener, Oklahoma was born on December 15, 1948 in Heavener, Oklahoma to Joseph Lewis and Dolphine Ida (Dorsey) Massey and passed away on June 14, 2021 in Heavener, Oklahoma at the age of 72.

She is survived by:

Three daughters:

Audrea Page and husband Bobby of the Hontubby Community

Mary Anne Davis and husband Steve of the Haw Creek Community

Sarah Cripps and wife Ashley of Clarksburg, West Virginia

Three sons:

Raymond Nathaniel Cripps of the Hontubby Community

Duston Joseph Cripps and wife Sabrina of the Hontubby Community

Matthew Carl Cripps of the Hontubby Community

One sister:

Carla Pryor of Claremore, Oklahoma

21 grandchildren

12 great-grandchildren

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond Cripps; one sister, Ruby Luman; and five brothers, Lewis, Raymond, David, Joe, and Carl Massey.

Jody was a long-time resident of the area and a retired CNA. She was a member of the Heavener First Baptist Church. Jody loved listening and singing all kinds of music and spending time with her family and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. Jody will be missed by all whom loved and knew her.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, June 18, 2021 at Heavener First Baptist Church in Heavener, Oklahoma with Brother Sam Dyer officiating. Interment will follow in Ellis Chapel Cemetery in Wister, Oklahoma under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be: Kyle Page, Dakota Cripps, Logan Davis, Derek Davis, Justin Davis, Hank Williams, and Gus Williams.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jesse Williams and Justin Page.

Viewing will be from Noon until 8:30 p.m., Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. The family will have visitation with friends on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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