Mareli Clendening Tipper, 78, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, in Marshall Medical Center.
Ms. Tipper was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Shelby and Sarah Hamlin Clendening. She was a former employee of Genesco and a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Lorene Wilson.
She is survived by four sons, Ricky Tipper of Cornersville, and Michael Tipper, Jeremy Tipper, and Timmy Tipper, all of Lewisburg; daughter, Kathy Darnell of Lewisburg; two brothers, Wayne Clendening and Marshall Clendening, both of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Wanda Clendening Prough of Atlanta, Ga.; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Feb. 27, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.