Mrs. Cynthia Ann Travis McCain Stipes, 90, of Lake City passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013 peacefully at the Health Center of Lake City. Mrs. Cynthia was born August 16, 1923 in Jackson, Ohio, the second of nine children, to the late William and Ella (Odle) Travis. She grew up and spent her married years in southern Ohio. She moved to Ft. Lauderdale in 1962 and met the love of her life Fred Stipes. In the early 1970's, they moved to Lake City and made it their home. She was a homemaker all of her life and was of the Christian faith. She was preceded in death by her husband's Charles McCain and Fred Stipes; siblings: Charles Travis, George Travis, Thomas Travis and Mary Lee Perdue and son-in-law: Allen Mullens.
Mrs. Stipes is survived by her daughter: Shirley Ann Mullens; grandchildren: Kimberly Ann (Craig) Bauman and Robert Allen Mullens all of Lake City; siblings: Sylvia Graves of Columbus, Ohio, William Travis, Jr. and Margaret Mick of Lake City, June Parker of Inverness; sister-in-law: Julia Travis of Lake City and many nieces and nephews also survive as well.
Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Stipes will be conducted on Monday October 28, 2013 at 10 A.M. in the Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rev. Mike Norman officiating. Interment will follow in the cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME. 458 South Marion Ave. Lake City, Fl. 32025. Please sign the on-line guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com