She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. She was employed with the Bradley County 911 dispatchers’ service for 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kent Nipper, who passed away April 18. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Mack Hawkins and Kathryn Zimmerman Hawkins.
Survivors include her three children: Christopher Earl McGill of San Diego, Jennifer Lynn Myers of Harrison and Michael Kenneth McGill of McDonald; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters: Diana Faye Miller of Hamilton, Mont., Melba Slater and Janice Carroll; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the service.