Virginia Lucile Chipman, 88, of London, Ky., passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at the Beech Tree Manor Nursing Facility in Jellico, Tenn.
She was born May 3, 1924, in Falconer, N.Y., a daughter of the late Lawrence and Ragnhild Cheney.
She was a retired re-gistered nurse and instructor of nursing for the state of Tennessee. She was ac-tive in ALANON and AMI (Alliace for the Mentally Ill). She was a member of the Middlebrook Pike Unit-ed Methodist Church in Knoxville, Tenn.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack R. Chipman; and in-fant daughter, Jayne L. Chipman.
She is survived by a daughter, Cheryl A. (Billy) Robbins of Pineville, Ky.; a son, Bradley R. Chipman of Johnson City, Tenn.; grandchildren: Kenneth W. Brown, Darryl E. Brown, Victoria E. Robbins and Sheryl (Robbie) Partin; three great-grandchildren: MaKena, Deokon and Kordell; and a brother, Brian L. Cheney of Frewsburg, N.Y.
A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church in Knoxville, Tenn.
Memorial gifts are sug-gested to ALANON and Knox AMI.
Creech Funeral Home is in charge of all arrange-ments.
Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com.