Rose A. Cripe

August 2, 2021

Rose A. Cripe, 78 of Frankfort, passed away on August 2, 2021 at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Ind.  She was born on March 4, 1943 in Rushville, Ind. to Henry and Florence (Lundsford) LaFary.  Her adoptive mother is Mary Jo Broshar.  She married Maurice V. Cripe, Jr. on October 21, 1961 and he survives.

Rose is a 1961 graduate of Jackson High School and worked in processing at Shoups Country Foods.  She attended the Colfax United Methodist Church.  She was a seamstress and loved supporting her children and grandchildren’s sporting events.

Memorial Donations may be made in Rose’s honor to the Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home, 701 W. Camp Street, Lebanon, IN  46052.

Visitation and Services

Family and friends will meet for a Graveside Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Plainview Cemetery in Colfax.  Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 E. Clinton Street, Frankfort is honored to assist the Cripe family. 

Survived by:

Surviving along with her husband, Maurice, are her Son: Brian Cripe of Frankfort; Daughter: Carla (Greg) Renick of Frankfort; Brothers: Bobbie (Karen) LaFary of Rushville and Charlie (Cori) LaFary of Lafayette; 5 Grandchildren; and 5 Great-Grandchildren.  

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her adoptive mother, son: Kevin Dean Cripe, brother: Donald LaFary, and sister, Katherine Kaster.


Leave your Condolences

12 Condolences for “Rose A. Cripe”

  1. Doug and Lisa Hines August 3, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    Carla and family, we are so very sorry for your loss!! You are all in our prayers!!!

  2. Sherrie Carson August 3, 2021 at 4:24 pm

    Brian & Carla & Families ,
    So sorry for the loss of your Mother. She was a great lady and never new a stranger. Hugs & Prayer for you all.
    Sherrie Taylor Carson

  3. Vickie Richardson August 3, 2021 at 4:42 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers especially for the days and months ahead.

  4. Tina Dillingham August 3, 2021 at 7:19 pm

    So sorry for your loss; Prayers for family. I’m glad I got to visit her at Clinton House; she always made me smile!

  5. Jenny (Fuel) Smith August 4, 2021 at 12:25 pm

    Saddened to hear of Rosie’s passing. Prayers for all of her family.

  6. Corazon f lafary August 4, 2021 at 3:07 pm

    Condolence to the family

  7. Jacque Douglas August 4, 2021 at 11:21 pm

    Carla & Brian, I’m thinking of you at this difficult time. I remember your mother as being supportive of you both in your education and activities while you were at Southside. May you treasure her love and devotion to you through your many fond memories of her. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Jacque Douglas

  8. Ronda Crews Lucas August 5, 2021 at 8:43 am

    I am so sorry to hear this news. I know this is a hard time and some times will be rougher than others. Hold tight and lean on God. He will guide you thru this. She lived for you kids. I am glad she was able to be such a big part of her grandbabies and great grandbabies lives. Landon will be lost, my heart breaks for him too.
    I feel honored that I was able to know her, even if it was a short while. ((HUGS)) to you all…. Love you all ! God Bless!!

  9. Janet Gish August 5, 2021 at 1:33 pm

    To Maurice & Family Sorry to hear of Rose passing, I will keep your family in my prayers Janet Gish

  10. CAROL BYRNES August 6, 2021 at 1:49 pm



  11. TODD B DILLINGHAM August 7, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    So sorry for your loss!!! Always enjoyed chatting with Rosie.

  12. Christine Crow August 17, 2021 at 6:45 pm

    So sorry for your loss..your in our thoughts and prayers..she was a great lady and friend..loved working with her.. I would of went to cemetery but I hve covid and felt so bad I couldn’t been there.

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