Funeral services for Mrs. Ara Aline Pippin Way, 95, of
Cookeville, TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday, November
29, 2014, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial
Cemetery in Cookeville, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 12 Noon - 9
P.M., and Saturday from 11 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at her
She was born September 24, 1919, in Jackson County, TN,
to the late Ardel Pippin and Isabell Dill Pippin. In July of 1936,
she was married to the late Willie Joe Way, who passed away
December 25, 2006. She was a homemaker, and a member of
the Willow Avenue Church of Christ. She was an honorary
member of Michigan Christian Youth Camp.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 1 Brother: Ardel Leonard Pippin; and 5 Sisters:
Grace Flatt, June Underwood, Hazel Bush, Bonnie Jones, and
an infant sister.
Survivors include 2 Sons: Bobby J. and Patricia Way of
Foley, AL, and Jimmy Dale Way of Cookeville, TN; 1 Daughter:
Shirley and Wendell Combs of Hendersonville, TN; 8
Grandchildren: Kenneth James (Michelle) Way, Gina (Barry)
Crawford, Susan Marie (Terry) Fisher, Brian Allen Way, Ronald
Joseph Way, David Wendall (Millie) Combs, Sharon Anette
(Michael) Kirby, and Matthew Joseph Combs; 25 Great
Grandchildren: Chelsi Lauren Way, Brett Joseph Way, Kurtis
James Fisher, Thomas Joseph Fisher, Kyle Kenneth Way,
Jacob Dale Way, Devin Manuel Way, Bailey Samuel Way, Zoe
Melton, Alicia Melton, Isabelle Melton, Galen Cavanaugh,
Thaddeus Combs, Abby Combs, Faith Combs, Annie Combs,
Ethan Combs, Cameron Combs, Drake Cavanaugh, Brooklyn
Combs, Charli Crawford, Lauren Crawford, Hadley Bowman,
William Bowman, and Emma Bowman; 1 Brother: Ray (Nora)
Pippin of Gallatin, TN; and 1 Sister: Marie Jackson of
Bro. Ray Pippin, Bro. Bill Flatt, Bro. Arlon Way, and Bro.
Jeremiah Tatum will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to Michigan Christian
College by contacting the funeral home.
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