Mary Elizabeth Lipscomb, age 101 of Ridgetop, TN passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at Stone Ridge Nursing Home in Ridgetop, TN.
Her funeral services was held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Springfield on Sunday, February 14th at 2:00 PM with Bro. Michael Smith officiating. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery with Stan Cherry, David Cherry, Chris Adcock, Kenny Adams, Dwayne Adcock and Johnny Fisher serving as pallbearers. The family received friends 4pm to 7pm, Saturday, February 13th and 12pm until time of service on Sunday at the funeral home.
She was born is Robertson County, TN on November 25, 1919 to the late Harvey Wesley and Carrie Frances Reynolds Gregory. She was preceded in death by husband and father of her children, Howard Carr; second husband Zelma Lipscomb; daughter, Mary Ellen Mondt; brothers, Walter Gregory, Carl Gregory, Harold Gregory; Raymond Gregory; sisters, Fern Nash, Margaret Fisher and Rachel Starks.
Mrs. Lipscomb was one of the first students in 1957 to attend Jesse Holman Jones Hospital LPN nursing class and where she was able to continue her love of nursing up to her retirement after 28yrs of service. She loved her family, cooking, sewing and going to church. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
She is survived by daughters, Frances Adcock of Springfield, Doretha Carr of Springfield, Mildred (Rick) Groves of Portland; sister, Barbara Jean Wilhelm of Greenbrier; 7 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to North Springfield Baptist Church Building Fund.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements. Austin & Bell Funeral Home-509 Walnut Street, Springfield, TN (615) 384-1000