Obit: Howard Gipson

Obit: Howard Gipson

June 4th, 2011 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

COALMONT Howard Douglas "Hoot" Gipson, 84, passed away Friday, June 3, 2011, at his home. He was retired from Carrier Corporation in McMinnville and was a U.S. Army veteran of W W II and member of and past commander of the VFW Post 9586 in Monteagle. He also operated a produce stand at his home. He was born on Dec. 28, 1928 to George and Eleanor Scruggs Gipson who preceded him in death along with his sister, Alene Johnson; brothers, Harold, James and Wayne Gipson; grandson, Tracy Gipson: great-granddaughter, Randi LaShay Hargis.He is survived by his wife, Jewell Gipson; daughters, Kathy Campbell (Jeff Barrett) and Lauren Gipson; sons, Kirk (Coretta) and Keith (Margie) Gipson: sisters, Doris Yokley (late Buford) and Billie Ruth (Bob) Roddy; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with burial to follow in Altamont City Cemetery with military honors.Online condolences at laynefuneralhome.Visitation: 6-10 p.m. today and 1-10 p.m. Sunday at Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, Tenn.