Cribbs, Horace Clinton (LaFayette)

Monday, February 5, 2018

Horace Clinton Cribbs, 58, of LaFayette, formerly of Dunlap, died January 30, 2017 as the result of an automobile accident. He attended Midway Baptist Church in Ringgold.

He was preceded in death by parents, J.D. and Earlene Broome Cribbs; brothers, Jerry, Bobby, Glen, Henry and twin brother, Forest Cribbs. 

Survivors include daughter, Bryanna Edwards, Lafayette; brothers, J.D and Doyle Cribbs; sisters, Kathy Lewis, Teresa and Anita Cribbs; step-mother, Melody Cribbs; four grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and many extended family and friends. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. CST Monday, Feb. 5 in the Ewton Funeral Home chapel, with Bro. Jackie Swanson officiating. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Sunday. 

For those unable to attend funeral services, there will be a memorial service for friends and family on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 1-3 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church, 3593 Hwy 41N, Ringgold.

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