Trula C. Dunn Lipford, age 64, of 875 Fall Branch Road, Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 23, 2006 at the Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton, Tennessee, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Johnson County, Tennessee on June 23, 1942 to the late Edyuth Dunn and Rebecca L. Dishman Dunn. In addition to her parents, Trula was preceded in death by three sisters: Leona Pennington, Mabel Barlow and Retha Dunn and one brother, Orville Dunn. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Burlington Industries and Leco Manufacturing. Trula was a charter member of the Walnut Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Buford K. Lipford of the home; one son and daughter-in-law: Dan and Tina Lipford of Mountain City, Tennessee; three grandchildren: Julia Lipford, Matthew Lipford and Dakotah Campbell; four sisters: Nell Brown, Laura Lipford and husband Dagle, all of Mountain City, Tennessee, Louise Robinson and husband Justin of Trade, Tennessee and Beulah Clampitt, twin sister and best friend, also of Mountain City, Tennessee and four brothers: Everett Dunn and wife Pearl of West Grove, Pennsylvania; Ed Dunn and wife Jan of New Castle, Delaware, Ernest Dunn and wife Evelyn of Mountain City, Tennessee and Bob Dunn, also of Mountain City, Tennessee. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and her beloved dog Cookie also survive.
Funeral Services for Trula C. Dunn Lipford will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Monday, September 25, 2006 from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of the Hux-Lipford Funera Home, with Rev. David Bentley and Rev. Bruce Simcox to officiate.
Music will be under the direction of Joe Simcox.
The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. on Monday, prior to the services, at the funeral home.
Graveside Services and Interment will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 26, 2006 from the Dunn Memorial Park.
Active Pallbearers will be: Matthew Lipford, Jerry Lipford, Jim Fink, Joe Hux, Keith Johnson, Matt Cress, Danny Grindstaff, Terry Gregg and Ray Lunceford.
Honorary Pallbearer are: ICU Staff of the Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Janice Russell, Dr. Donald Walters and Evelyn Walters, Johnson County Rescue Squad,Mountain City Fire Department, Boyd Lipford, Glenn Blevins, Russell Reece, Scotty Gentry,Scott Teague, John Robinson, Staff of Hux-Lipford and Henson Funeral Homes and Associates of Heritage Family Funeral Services and TWT and LLC.
At other times, friends may call at the home of Trula's son, Dan Lipford, 150 Johnson Hollow Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 or at the home of her sister, Laura Lipford, 1034 Fall Branch Road, Mountain City, TN 37683.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.hux-lipford.com.
Arrangements for the Lipford Family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home of Mountain City, Tennessee.
Born: June 23, 1942
Death: September 23, 2006
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Hux-Lipford Funeral Home