Grace Evelyn Deal
The Messenger. 11.06.07
Grace Evelyn Deal, 70, of Ridgely died Nov. 5, 2007, at her home.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cryer Funeral Home in Obion, with the Rev. Clayton Mayhan officiating. Burial will follow in Elbridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Billy Tippit, Michael Tippit, Franklin Reynolds, Butch Lamb, Jesse Stover and Douglas Worley.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. today.
She was born in Obion County March 31, 1937, daughter of the late Joseph Howard and Willie (Bennett) Tippit. She was a homemaker and a Baptist and she had attended the former Cunningham School in the Gratio community.
Survivors include her husband, C.P. Deal, whom she married July 30, 1978; two sons, William Minnick and Alvin Minnick, both of Obion; two daughters, Cathy Pride and Judy Gunnels, both of Obion; and 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Fred Tippit, Edgar Tippit, Lewis Tippit and B. Tippit; and two sisters, Frances Tippit and Katie Tippit.