Jeffrey Lynn Pippins, son of Verlean Marie Craft Pippins and the late Arthur Alta Pippins, was born on Jan. 24, 1960 at St. Charles, Ill., and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Wednesday, May 11, 2005, at the age of 45.
Mr. Pippins had served in the U.S. Army, was a construction worker and had attended the First Pentecostal Church of Bernie.
He is survived by his mother, Verlean Marie Pippins of the home in Bernie; one son, Donald Allen Pippins of North Carolina; one daughter, Rebecca Marie Pippins of Fredericktown; three brothers, Phillip Pippins of Arnold, Gregory Pippins of Dexter, and Steven Kirk Pippins of Bernie; four sisters, Bonnie Mitchem of Ironwood, Mich., Barbara Lamar of Malden, Lisa Mahlum of Bernie, and Linda Aguilar of California; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers, Gary Michael Boyt and Randall Evan Pippins.
Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2005, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2005, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie.
Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.