Obituary: Bertice Iroline Gipson Graham

Friday, May 6, 2011

Bertice Iroline Gipson Graham, 91, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare.

Mrs. Graham was a native of Dyer County, and daughter of the late Dee Loyd and Carrie McKeethren Gipson. She retired from Faber-Castell after 29 years. She was also employed with Henry Horton State Park, Dixie Foods, and Marshall Elementary School. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Graham Jr.; two sisters, Carneace Leonard and Christine Watson; two brothers, Sidney Gipson and Bobby Gipson; and a son-in-law, Bobby McCormack.

She is survived by one daughter, Lynda Joy Harris and son-in-law, Bryant Harris of Lewisburg; two grandsons, Bobby (Tonya) McCormack of Cornersville and Chris (Jamie) McCormack of Giles County; six great-grandchildren, Chase McCormack, Kyle McCormack, Amanda (T.J.) Chilton, Sara (Sean) Sweeney, Mallorie McCormack, and Kirk LaFever; five great-great-grandchildren, Hunter Sweeney, Hope Sweeney, Hallie Sweeney, Ella Clair Chilton, and Marley Jordan Chilton; nieces, Maria Buzan, Carla McKeethren, Jo Andrews, and Vicki Leonard; nephews, Charlie Gipson, Chad Gipson, Tony Gipson, Dane Ray Gipson, and Aaron Gipson; and special friends, Wylene Stacey, Martha Frances Lamb, Robert Bailey, and Sandra Goff.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 6, in Head Springs Cemetery.

The family will be at London Funeral Home from 9 until 10:45 a.m. Friday for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.