OBITUARY: Gale R. Crutchfield


Gale R. Crutchfield, age 84, of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away on Monday, April 8, 2024.

Gale was born on February 21, 1940 in Nashville, TN to James and Hazel Rader. Together they had two girls, Gale and Judy who grew up in the middle TN area.

Gale married the love of her life, Joe Crutchfield on April 22, 1960 in Nashville. They had 64 wonderful years of marriage together. They had two girls, Kimberly and Kerri. Gale was a wonderful wife, mother and sister to her family whom she adored. She spent the majority of her life taking care of her family and home. They will miss her deeply, but know she is no longer in pain.

Gale is survived by her Husband, Joe Crutchfield of Lebanon, TN; Daughters, Kimberly (Charles Jr.) Mullins and Kerri Crutchfield both of Lebanon, TN and Sister, Judy (Charles Eddie) Barham of Hermitage, TN.

Gale is preceded in death by her Parents, James Rader and Hazel Stilts Rader.

A Gathering of Family and Friends for Gale will be held on Monday, April 15, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Service to Celebrate Gale’s life will begin at 11:30 AM all at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 660 Thompson Lane Nashville, TN 37204. Burial will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Park.


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