OBITUARY: Sylvia Ray Crutcher


Ms. Sylvia Ray Crutcher, age 87 of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away on Monday, May 15, 2023 at Quality Center.

Born in Smith County, TN, on May 20, 1935, she was the daughter of the late William Nelson Ray and Eva Lena Crosslin Ray.

Before retiring, she worked in several Lebanon restaurants as a waitress. She was of the Church of God of Prophesy faith.

She was preceded in death by two children: Sandra and Hoyal Crutcher; three brothers: Jim, Paul, and Robert Ray; six sisters: Janie Warren, Evelyn Dies, Faye Bowman, Betty Jo Wilson, Duluth Bane, and Edith Lee Mofield.

She is survived by six children: Carol (Zander) Raines, Pamela Cox, Connie Crutcher, Randall Crutcher, Sam (Nancy) Crutcher, William Crutcher; two sisters: Sue Morgan, Judy Fisher; brother, George (Kathy) Ray; thirteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 19, 2023, at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Sister Margaret Wilcox officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers: Andy Raines, Chris Nixon, Dennis Hackett, Tyler Kemp, Pooh Crutcher, Allen Ferguson. Visitation will be on Thursday 4-8 p.m. and again Friday from 11 a.m. until service time.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.


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