IRONTON – LaVerne Perry Cripple, 75, of Ironton, died July 28, 2010 at Hospice Health Care. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Cripple, her parents, Delmont and Josephine Rece Perry, and a son, Bill Leibee.
She is survived by daughters Denise Easterling and husband Rick of Ironton, Tammy Walker and husband Jerry of Coal Grove, and Sarah Cripple of fiancée Josh Gamble of South Point; brothers Rick Perry and wife Denise of Ringgold, GA; sisters Jeanine Soloman of Deland, FLA.; sister-in-law Barbara Douglas of Ironton; grandchildren Rikki Easterling, Aaron Easterling, Stacy Overby, Hollie Brose, Misty Blanton, B.J. Leibee, Amber Leibee; and great grandchildren Maddy, Taylor, Colt, Owen, Gretchen, Jayla, Layken, Jessica and Cody; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Cripple was retired from K-Mart. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Sheridan, where she was in the Ladies Missionary Group. She loved bowling, games, puzzle books, books and reading the Bible. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Steen Funeral Home – 13th Street Chapel. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday August 1 at Steen Funeral Home, Rev. Todd Warner officiating. Burial will follow at Zoar Cemetery in Coal Grove.