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David Clark Shipton Sr

David Clark Shipton Sr

Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 9:45 am

David Clark Shipton Sr., 64, of Dresden, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin. Services were held 1 p.m. Monday at Bowlin Funeral Home, with Bro. Kenneth Williams officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Latham. David Shipton Jr., Billy Downey, Michael Downey, David Downey, Steven Downey, Ralph Baker and Dwaine Siebe served as pallbearers. Shipton was born in LaPorte, Ind., son of the late Joseph David and Dorothy Marie Wagner Shipton. He was a self-employed truck driver and member of New Hope Baptist Church in Latham. Survivors include his wife, Betty Lagenour Shipton of Dresden; two daughters, Debbie Downey of Dresden and Robin Wilson-Holtzman of Montclair, Calif.; one son, David Clark Shipton Jr. of Paris; one sister, Nancy Jones of Dresden; and three grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Dick Renfro. Web site: wcp 12-23-08


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