WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. - Nellie Ruff Hipp, 93, West Columbia, SC, went to be with the Lord on October 9, 2015. She was born in Saluda, SC to Henry and Daisy Ruff. She was a charter member of Trinity United Methodist Church, West Columbia. She was a licensed cosmetologist practicing for over 40 years and became a Master Flower Show judge after receiving numerous awards for floral design. She was predeceased by her husband of 48 years, Joseph W. Hipp. Surviving are son, Eddie Hipp (Rhonda) and daughter, Sue Hipp Martinez (Steve); three grandchildren, Lynda Williamson (Luke), Evonne Rodgers (Patrick), Bill Brigman (Amanda); five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be Monday, October 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM, at Thompson Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel, conducted by Chaplain Joseph Crump. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Southland Memorial Gardens immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1201 Mohawk Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169. Family and friends may sign the online guest book at www.thompsonsfuneral.com
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Thompson Funeral Home - Lexington
4720 Augusta Road
Lexington, SC 29073
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Oct. 11, 2015