Ella Mae Thompson Fipps
Ella Mae Thompson Fipps, age 92, of Greenback, passed away peacefully at her home Monday, June 20, 2011, surrounded by her family and friends. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a friend to all. She was a member and former deacon of Pine Grove Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Elbert Fipps; son, Gary Lee Fipps; parents, Charlie and Julia Thompson; brother and sister-in-law, Edgar and Jewel Thompson; and a special cousin who claimed her as a sister, Mildred Disney. She is survived by her son, Farrell E. Fipps; grandsons, Daniel and Todd Fipps; two very special great-granddaughters, Morgan and Emily Fipps; daughter-in-law, Sue Fipps Martin and husband Don; lots of special nieces, nephews, cousins, and adopted family; and a host of great friends. Funeral service will be held 4:00 PM Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Pine Grove Presbyterian Church with the interment to follow at Pine Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rev. Ron Sabo officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM Thursday at Pine Grove Presbyterian Church. Arrangements provided by Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.