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Gracie (Montgomery) Vipperman

May 4, 1930 ~ October 1, 2019 (age 89)

Mrs. Gracie Montgomery Vipperman, 89, of Ararat, VA passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Surry Community Health and Rehab in Mt. Airy.  She was born in Patrick County on May 4, 1930 to the late Kelly and Bloomie Puckett Montgomery.  Mrs. Vipperman retired after many years of employment from Renfro, and was of the Baptist faith.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother who will be dearly missed by all her family and many friends.  Gracie was a beautiful lady, and a wonderful cook.  She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Randy Darrell and Margaret Marshall, Leslie “Dwight” and Teena Marshall; grandchildren, Randy Adam Marshall, and Lynn Blevins; four great grandchildren; sisters, Macy Bowman, Vicie Mule`, Lavonna Fleming, and Dianne Matthews; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ozzie and Annie Montgomery, Dean and Linda Montgomery, and Kennard Montgomery; blessed with many nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Vipperman was preceded in death by her husband, William Early Vipperman; a son, Dale Marshall; a sister, Valtie Lawson; brothers-in-law, Frank Bowman, Doug Fleming, and Roger Matthews.  A funeral service will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Craig Edwards officiating.  Burial will follow in Doe Run Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Saturday from 9:30 until 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy.  Online condolences may be made at

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