Posted: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 8:59 pm
The Messenger, August 10, 2010
Lillian (Wood) Pipkin, 92, of Three Way, mother of former Union City banker Joel Pipkin of Sugar Tree, died Aug. 8, 2010, at Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home in Medina, with the Revs. Eugene Leslie and Steve Douglas officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery in Madison County.
Pallbearers will be John Pipkin, Cory Pipkin, Clay Pipkin, Mike LeBerte, Thomas Stinson and Larry Dunaway.
Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 this evening and from noon until the hour of services Wednesday.
She was born Nov. 23, 1917, in the former Fairview community of Madison County, now known as Three Way. She was the daughter of the late George “Crit” and Myrtle (Mullins) Wood. She attended the former Fairview School, graduating in 1935. She grew up attending Antioch Baptist Church and later became a member of Medina Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Pipkin was a longtime resident of the Medina and Three Way area, but had recently been a patient at Westwood Health Care in Decaturville.
She married Joel Chester Pipkin Feb. 20, 1938. He died Dec. 29, 1993.
She is also survived by another son, Woody Pipkin of Humboldt; her daughter-in-law, Carol Sue Pipkin of Sugar Tree; four grandchildren and their spouses, Kelley and Mike LeBerte of Nashville, John and Melissa Pipkin of Hendersonville, Cory and Holly Pipkin of Jackson and Clay and Shelly Pipkin of Medina; two great-granddaughters, Lillian Pipkin and Abigail Pipkin; a step-great-grandson, Thomas Stinson; three step-great-granddaughters, Dr. Cheré Stewart, Melanie Barsness and Stephanie Henson; and a step-great-great-granddaughter.