Ethel Lou Chipps

Ethel Lou Chipps, 87, of Buckhannon died on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. 

She was born on October 11, 1932, in Buckhannon, W.Va. a daughter of the late Enoch William and Minnie Gay Lantz Reed. 

She was preceded in death in 1983, by her husband James Chipps, and also two daughters Nellie Golden and Joyce Chipps.  

She is survived by three sons:  Howard Smith and Charles Smith both of Buckhannon, W.Va. and James (Skip) Chipps of Baltimore, Md.; Grandchildren:  Michael Smith, Allen Smith, Amanda Golden, Shane Smith, Shawn Smith, Justin Smith, Jessica Smith, Cameron Smith and many great grandchildren; one sister Anna Ruth Johns of Greencastle, Pa.

Though her smile is gone forever 
and her hand I cannot touch
I still have so many memories
Of the one I loved so much.
Her memory is now my keepsake
Which with I’ll never part.
God has her in his keeping
I have her in my heart.
Sadly missed, but never forgotten.

Graveside services and interment will be held on Friday, August 21, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at the Hinkleville Cemetery. 

Online condolences may be extended to the Chipps/Smith family at The Chipps/Smith family has entrusted the  Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services with funeral arrangements

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