Celia Ruth Vause Lippincott (1931 - 2013)

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Celia Ruth Lippincott passed from this life on Tuesday afternoon, June 11, 2013, at her home in Alvin.
Born Sept. 21, 1931 in Crawfordville, she had been a resident of Alvin since 2006, previously of Houston. She had worked as a registered nurse at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center for seven years, was a former member of the Fair Haven United Methodist Church in Houston, a member of the Power Squadron Club and the Sewing Guild.  She was an avid sewer, enjoyed fishing, line dancing and always enjoyed trying new things.
Survivors include her daughter, Lisa Lewis and husband, John of Friendswood; brothers, Henry Vause and wife Gay, D.R. Vause and wife D'Linda; sisters, Faye Morgan, Raye Wright, Ethel Vause all of Crawfordville; grandchildren, Zachary Austin Lewis and Benjamin Miles Lewis both of Friendswood; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents, Henry Clay and Ethel Corine (Andrews) Vause; husband, Marvin Miles Lippincott; brothers, J.C. Vause, Truman Vause, R.W. Vause; sisters, Winifred Cooper and Maye Roberts.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 1207 West Winding Way Drive, Friendswood, Texas, with the Rev. Geoffrey Gwynne officiating. Interment followed at Forest Park East Cemetery under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Benjamin Lewis, John Lewis, Zachary Lewis, Richard Morgan and Troy Sunkle. Visitation with the family was held on Friday, June 14, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501. 
Memorial donations may be madeto the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Post Office Box 4486, Houston TX 77210-4486 or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 5433 Westheimer, Suite 300, Houston TX 77056.
Published in The Wakulla News on June 27, 2013