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Christine Nipper

Christine Nipper, 88, of Pikeville passed away on August 9, 2013. She was of the Baptist faith and attended First Southern Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, working crossword puzzles and cooking.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlton “Bull” Nipper; sons, Joe and Greg Nipper; parents, William and Ada Sullivan; two brothers and eight sisters.

Christine is survived and will be missed by her daughter, Suzanne Nipper; grandchildren, Ami Lea Nipper, Savannah Rose Nipper, Jennifer Lynn Nipper, and Leslie Warren Nipper; great-grandchildren, Leah, Carlton, Carissa, Mahala, Katie, and Raiden; daughter-in-law, Anita Nipper; several nieces and nephews, and many close friends and caregivers.

Services were held on August 12 in the funeral home chapel with Ronny Colvard officiating. Burial was in the Humble Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in Christine’s honor to the Alzheimers Association at

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Arrangements were entrusted to Pikeville Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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