Ella R. Coppinger Shipley
Ella R. Coppinger Shipley, 65, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, in a local hospital.
Born and raised in Jasper, Tn., she was a graduate of Marion County High School and attended Tennessee Tech. She earned her nursing degree in Chattanooga and was a longtime employee of the Dialysis Clinic. She loved people, music, and her cats.
She was a member of the Jasper Cumberland Presbyterian Church where she played the piano for several years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Greg Shipley; father, W. Lewis Coppinger, brother, W. Lewis Coppinger, Jr., grandparents; Gilbert and Irene Coppinger and Almer and Ruth Clogston.
Survivors include her mother, Connie B. Coppinger; sister, Suzy (Keith) Lehman; nephew, Jordan Lehman; honorary daughter and granddaughter, Heather Blankin and Abigail Lackey; and her beloved companion, Steve Vincent.
A private family burial will be held on Monday, Feb. 6.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. (CST) in the chapel of Rogers Funeral Home in Jasper, with Rev. Mark Craven and Rev. Gregg Steele officiating.
The family will receive friends for visitation at Rogers Funeral Home in Jasper on Monday, Feb. 6, from 4-6 p.m. (CST) prior to the service in the chapel at the Rogers Funeral Home in Jasper.
Pallbearers will be Jordan Lehman, Gil Burton, Bo Burton, Warren Quarles, Gary Davis and Randal Southland and Bill Craven.
Honorary pallbearers will be John Wells and Ben Harris.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Jasper Cumberland Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 877, Jasper, TN 37347 or Champion Recovery Community, P. O. Box 2524, Jasper, TN 37347
Arrangements have been entrusted to Rogers Funeral Home, 21 East 5th Street, Jasper, TN 37347. www.rogersfuneralhome.com