Jonada "Cris" Sykes Crisp, age 93, of Rocky Mount, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Born in Edgecombe County on March 5, 1924, he was the son of the late Jessie David Crisp and Bettie Kennedy Crisp. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Joyce Stephens Crisp; brothers, Joseph, France, Allen, and Roland Crisp; and sisters, Elizabeth and Bessie Crisp.
He is survived by his children, Deborah Crisp Hawkins and husband, Stephen, of Rocky Mount, Danny Sykes Crisp of Sharpsburg, Teressa Lynn Crisp of Battleboro, and Beverly Crisp Pierce and husband, Phil, of Pinetops; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Elder Dwight Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Mill Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to one's charity of choice.
Arrangements by Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Rocky Mount.