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Nell Ruth Cleek

Nell Ruth Cleek of Estill Springs passed this life on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at her residence at the age of 90. Services are scheduled for Monday, January 25, 2021, at 1 PM at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church with burial to follow at the church cemetery. The Family will receive friends at the church from 11AM till the service time. 

A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Cleek was the daughter of the late Austin and Mary Lou Fanning Northcutt. She was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church and loved to read her favorite book of the Bible, Revelations. She cherished her family and enjoyed spending time with her dogs, watching football, and gardening. Mrs. Cleek had a talent for making chicken dumplings and homemade biscuits, which everyone loved.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Cleek; son, Robert Lee Cleek; sister, Inez Schmoller and her husband, John Schmoller. 

She is survived by sons, Terry Cleek (Tammie), Philip Cleek (Teri), Alan Cleek; brothers, Leland Northcutt (Delores), Dean Northcutt (Sara); sister, Lynn Perry; daughter-in-law by heart, Gina Cleek; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

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Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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