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William Lewis Hipes

July 16, 1941 October 24, 2019
William Lewis Hipes
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Obituary for William Lewis Hipes

William Lewis Hipes, age 78, of Blountville, TN, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Holston Valley Medical Center.

He was born on July 16, 1941 in Mount Hope, WV, a son of the late Lewis and Margaret (Thomson) Hipes.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Hipes; brother, Don Hipes; and sister, Jenny Hamilton.

William retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Master Sergeant. He was a member of Greenville United Methodist Church in Greenville, VA. Upon his relocation to Blountville, he attended Springdale Baptist Church in Kingsport, TN.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Mowell; children, Debbie Hipes and husband Lee, David Hipes, Dan Hipes and wife Amy, and Pam Southers and husband Steve; stepchildren, Amy Caudill and husband Steve, Eric Mowell and wife Kim, and Emily Clendenin and husband Steve; eleven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sister, Gwen Kimble and husband Ray; sisters-in-law, June Hipes, Junie Gladwell, Betty Luster and husband Dayton, and Janie Ries and husband Fritz; brothers-in-law, Jackie Walden and John Walden and wife Christina; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of life will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2019 in the Greenville United Methodist Church by Pastors Jim Bollinger and John Ward.

Burial will be private in Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Steeles Tavern, VA.

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Celebration of Life




1:00 PM 11/4/2019 1:00:00 PM
Greenville United Methodist Church

126 Main Street
Greenville, VA 24440

Greenville United Methodist Church
126 Main Street Greenville 24440 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

6410 Lee Jackson HWY
Steeles Tavern, VA 24476

6410 Lee Jackson HWY Steeles Tavern 24476 VA
United States

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