Ona "Pearl" Cripe

  • BORN: May 25, 1938
  • DIED: August 14, 2017
  • LOCATION: Plymouth, Indiana

PLYMOUTH-Ona "Pearl" Cripe, 79, formerly of Walkerton, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, IN with her family by her side. Ona always preferred to use her middle name, Pearl.

Pearl was born May 25, 1938 in Seagraves, TX to Henry Guy Morrison and Ida (Smith) Morrison. At the age of four years, her family moved to Ridgecrest, CA until March 17, 1956, when she married Dennis E. Cripe, who preceded her in death on April 26, 2006. After 40 years of living in Walkerton, Pearl and her husband Dennis retired in Ridgecrest for ten years. Pearl then moved to Plymouth after the passing of her husband.

Pearl loved to paint, work crossword puzzles and photography.

Survivors include sons, Jimmy Cripe of Plymouth and Dennis (Angela) Cripe of Plymouth; daughter, Cheryl (Jay) Johnson of Walkerton; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. There will be no funeral service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Catherine Kasper Home, 9601 S. Union Rd., Donaldson, IN 46513.


“ My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Aunt Pearl was always a special part of the family and was dearly loved. She will be greatly missed. ”

Posted by: Pamm Thomas - Muncie, IN - Family

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