Funeral services for Mr. J. Fred Pippin, 87, of Baxter,
Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Tuesday, August 19,
2014, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Union Hill - Flatt
Cemetery in Bloomington Springs, TN.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 3 P.M. – 9
P.M., and on Tuesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at his
He was born August 25, 1926, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Jasper L. Pippin and Sarah E. Edmonds Pippin. On July 10,
1943, he was married to the late Mary Evelyn Way Pippin, who
passed away August 31, 2005.
He was the founder of J. Fred Pippin Construction Company,
and a member of the Union Hill Church of Christ. He served in
the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a member of the
Veterans of Foreign Wars.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death
by 1 Daughter: Mary Alice Pippin; 4 Brothers: Otha, Boyd,
Losier, and Hermon Pippin; 5 Sisters: Flora Dyer, Velma
Birdwell, Bessie Pippin, Stella M. Birdwell, and Bulah Birdwell;
and 1 Great Grandchild: J.E. Pippin.
Survivors include 1 Daughter: J. Kathy Pippin of Baxter, TN;
6 Grandchildren: Sandy Birdwell, Ken (Jenny) Birdwell, Lesette
Pippin, Greg (Linda) Pippin, Greta (Wade) Hurst, and Avo
(Roger) Julian; 7 Great Grandchildren: Lindsey Pippin, Dustin
Birdwell, Chase Duncan, Lacey Pippin, Jasper Lane Pippin,
Jonathan Julian, and Gracey Hurst; and 1 Sister: Lucille Suggs
of Cookeville, TN. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives,
and friends also survive.
Bro. Charles Maxwell, Bro. Steve Bowman, Bro. Bill Flatt, and
Bro. Arlon Way will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Union Hill - Flatt
Cemetery by contacting the funeral home.
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