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Anna Lois Johnson Forrester Lipford, age 80, of 961 Fall Branch Road, Mountain City, TN passed away at her residence Thursday, June 11, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Booker Johnson and Lura May Johnson. Lois was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church and she loved canning, gardening, flowers and photography. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Ottis Forrester and Ralph Lipford; daughter, Sandy Lipford; son, Allen Lipford; brothers, Cecil and Robert (Bob) Johnson; sister, Margaret Glenn and an infant brother, John.
Survivors include four sons: James Forrester and wife Bet, Kenny Forrester; Benny Forrester and Freddy Forrester and wife Diana, all of Mountain City, TN; brother: James Johnson and wife Joyce of Creston, NC; sisters-in-law: Mae Johnson and Betty Johnson; nine grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; stepson, Jerry Lipford of Mountain City, TN; stepdaughter, Connie Payne and husband, Larry of Knoxville, TN; step grandchildren: Craig Lipford and David Payne; nieces, Jane Clark and Penny Keller; and six nephews. Special friends, Sandy Glenn, Betty Mink, Laura Lipford, Jean Jennings, Mai Lynn Royston and Nancy Wills also survive.
Funeral services for Anna Lois Johnson Forrester Lipford were conducted at 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015 from Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with Rev. Harry Wills and Rev. David Bentley officiating. The family received friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. prior to the funeral services. Graveside and interment were held in Johnson Lipford Cemetery at 9:00 a.m. Sunday, June 14, 2015. Active pallbearers weer Matthew Forrester, Adam Forrester, Tim Brown, “Little” Gary Johnson, Timmy Brown, Keith Johnson, Gary Johnson and William Glenn. Honorary pallbearers will be Buford Lipford, Boyd Lipford, Lennie Glenn and Dr. Donald Walters.
At other times friends may call at the residence, 961 Fall Branch Road, Mountain City, TN.
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Professional arrangements for the Lipford family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.