The Picayune Item
“In The Arms of The Angels” Wilda Faye “Crickett” Cliff, 73, of Picayune, Miss., passed away Sunday, September 30, 2012 at her home, cause of death was brain cancer.
Visitation will be held Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Roseland Park Baptist Church. Funeral Services will follow at 11 a.m. with Bro. Allan Hickman officiating. Burial will be held at New Palestine Cemetery.
Crickett was a dynamic woman who everyone loved. She was devoted to her family and cared about everyone. She loved to sew for all members of her family, go bowling and spend time with her family. She was a native of Picayune, a prior member of Roseland Park Baptist Church, retired from Lockheed Martin after twelve years of service and worked at Millbrook Gardens Home as a personal care attendant. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who will be missed by all.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, John W. Gilkey and Flora Adcox Gilkey; one son, Robert Carter, Jr.; and one daughter Debbie Barragan.
She is survived by: her husband of twenty-nine years, William Cliff of Picayune; three daughters, Angela Deboxtel of Picayune, Belinda Mitchell of Picayune and Hannah Cliff of Picayune; one brother, Charles Gilkey of Florida; one sister, Janice Spiers of Carriere; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home.
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