Posted: 4/20/24

Sadly, our beloved mother, Betty Marie Creecy, passed away on April 18 th , 2024 at the NHC
Nursing Home in Pulaski, TN. Our mother was born in Athens, Alabama on February 14 th , 1930 to Lenard
Lester Taylor and Geneva Holt Taylor. Mom was the first born followed by 5 brothers. She married John
G. Creecy on February 15 th , 1947 and their son was born in December 1947, followed by Lester Creecy in
September 1949. After living in Elkton, TN and Wheelerton they moved to Pulaski in the early 1950s
where Tony Creecy was born in 1959. Mom was descended from early settlers of Limestone and
Madison County Alabama and early settlers of Virginia including Captain John Alexander, the founder of
Alexandria, Virginia, and LT. Col. William Alexander of the Revolutionary War. Mom was a wonderful
mother to her sons and instilled a strong work ethic and high moral character in them. After working at
David Lee’s Department store in Pulaski, she became a beautician at her home to be there with her
sons. Mom was a devoted Christian and attended Ephesus Church of Christ and for many years the East
Hill Church of Christ where she has many friends.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, April 21 st , 2024 from 01:00pm to 02:00pm at Bennett-May & Pierce
Funeral Home and Crematory.
The Funeral Service will follow at 2:00pm on Sunday, April 21 st , 2024 in the chapel of Bennett-May &
Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.
The burial will take place at Maplewood Cemetery in Pulaski, TN.
Mom is preceded in death by her parents and all of her brothers, Carl, Lester, Ronald, Joe, and
Terry. Our Dad also preceded mom and a beloved granddaughter, Elizabeth Creecy.
She is survived by her sons, Jimmy of Nashville, Lester and Tony (Cindy) of Pulaski, her
granddaughters, Katherine Creecy and Jenny Lee Robinson (Jordan) and great grandchildren Harper
Rose Robinson and Hank Robinson and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Betty Marie