Ollie Jane Gambrell Rippy


   Mrs. Ollie Jane Gambrell Rippy was born January 17, 1947 in Wayne County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Dewey and Irene Caperton Gambrell. Mrs. Rippy was a homemaker, but had previously worked at Hardees and Duren’s Pharmacy.  She loved her kids, grandkids and great-grandkids more than anything in this world. In her spare time, she enjoyed working with her flowers and simply being outside. She was a long-time member of Green River Tabernacle. Mrs. Rippy departed this life on August 20, 2020 in Columbia, Tennessee, making her stay in this life some 73 Years, 7 Months, and 3 Days.

   She is survived by two daughters, Tina Honn and husband Jesse, Tonya Griggs and husband Jason, both of Waynesboro, TN; three grandchildren, Carleigh Griggs,  Kenzie Griggs, Brittney Smith and husband Walter,  all of Waynesboro, TN. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Easton and Brogan Smith.

   In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her three sisters, Mable Meadows, Verline Nash, and Myrtle Nash.

   A graveside service was held on August 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Memorial Gardens, Waynesboro with Larry Janes officiating. Shackelford Funeral Directors assisted the family.