William H. Flippo
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William Henry Flippo, 105, of Florence, passed away April 3, 2014, at Mitchell Hollingsworth Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was a member of Wood Avenue Church of Christ for 74 years, TVA Retirees, and Mars Hill Bible School Endowment Association.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 6, 2014, from 1:30-3:15 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home with the funeral service beginning at 3:15 in the funeral home chapel. Officiating will be Kenneth Davis. Burial will follow in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Barry Rickard, Van Rickard, Bill Gooch, Todd Ledbetter, Andrew Rickard, and Jeremy Rickard.
Honorary pallbearers will be Pud Harrison, Fred Kirchner, and Paul Carlton.
Mr. Flippo was preceded in death by his first wife, Edith Feltman Flippo, the mother of his children; second, Ruth Emmons Flippo; parents, Dr. L.N. Flippo and Jessie Idella Martin Flippo; six brothers; and one sister.
He is survived by his daughters, Winona Ann Rickard (Kenneth), of Elmore, Ala., and Lucretia Marguerite Gooch, of Florence; grandchildren, Donna Tadlock, Barry Rickard, Van Rickard, Bill Gooch, Molly Brown, and Amanda Gooch; 13 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mars Hill Bible School.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Merrill Gardens and Mitchell-Hollingsworth Station No. Three.
An online guest book may be viewed and signed at greenviewmemorial.com.
Arrangements by Greenview Funeral Home.
Greenview Funeral Home
3657 Old Chisholm Road Florence, AL 35633
Published in Florence Times Daily on Apr. 5, 2014