Edna Hopper Pippin of Forsyth, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2022. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 28, 2022 at Forsyth City Cemetery. Dr. Hambric Brooks, pastor of Forsyth First Baptist Church, will officiate. The family will greet friends immediately following the graveside service.
Mrs. Pippin was the daughter of the late Herschel Mills and Mary Lillian (Brooks) Hopper. She was born in Smarr, GA, on June 5, 1925. She worked as a bookkeeper for many years following graduation from Mary Persons High School and later worked at Monroe County Bank. She also served as a nursery worker at Kiddie Kare Nursery, where she enjoyed teaching and caring for a class of toddlers Mrs. Pippin volunteered for many organizations, including Monroe County Hospital, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, and Meals on Wheels. She also worked at Red Cross blood drives and served as a poll worker for many years. Mrs. Pippin was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Forsyth, where she was a member of the Merry Hearts Sunday school class.
Mrs. Pippin was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond “Billy” Pippin, her three brothers, and her two sisters. She is survived by Marcia (James) Bridger of St. Mary’s, Ray Pippin of Macon, and Kathy (David) Lee of Bolingbroke, as well as four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind a number of nieces, nephews, and their families.
The family would like to thank all of the special caregivers, notably Loretta Swint and Josephine Holt, for the loving care they gave.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to First Baptist Church of Forsyth, 95 W. Morse Street, Forsyth, GA 31029 (fbcforsyth.com).
Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.