|Birth: ||Jan. 17, 1928|
|Death: ||Sep. 24, 1985|
Fall Branch - Roy Stipes, 57, Route 1, Fall Branch, died Tuesday evening at his home after an extended illness.
Born in Wise County, Va., he had lived there until moving to Fall Branch in 1966. He was a retired miner and a veteran of Korean Conflict, having served in the U.S. Army.
He was predeceased in death by his wife, Dorothy Collins Stipes in 1973.
Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Ray (Betty Sue) Crawford, Debra Steadman and Mrs. Harold (Barbara) Jobe, all of Kingsport, Dolly Cutshaw, Chuckey, and Freda Mae Shipley, Fall Branch; six sons, Gerald Stipes, Augusta, Ga., Roy Lee Stipes, Jr., Fall Branch, Clayton Stipes, Kingsport, John Calvin Stipes, Gregory Lynn Stipes and Jackie Todd Stipes, all of Fall Branch; his stepmother, Dixie Stipes, Wise, Va.; one sister, Louise Fields, Coos Bay, Oregon; one brother, John Stipes, Louisiana; two half-sisters, Elizabeth Province, Norton, Va.; and Betty Stipes, Wise, Va.; three half-brothers, Jimmy Stipes, Billy Stipes and David Stipes, all of Wise, Va.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in the Fall Branch Chapel of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home with the Rev. Victor Wallace officiating.
Burial will be in the Fall Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.
William Henry Stipes (1905 - 1973)
Tilda Sutton Stipes (1902 - 1939)
Gerald Wayne Stipes (1951 - 2014)*
Elizabeth Smith Provence (1921 - 1998)**
Roy Stipes (1928 - 1985)
John L. Stipes (1934 - 2009)*
Vernice Stipes Pense (1936 - 1979)*
Fall Branch First Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Melissa Clayton Key
Record added: Nov 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61118304