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Seaver Brown Chapel
Wednesday June 9th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Seaver Brown Chapel
Wednesday June 9th, 2021
8:00pm - 9:00pm

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Blue Springs UMC Cemetery
Thursday June 10th, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Claude George A. Vipperman

Claude G. Vipperman, age 83, passed away Monday June 7, 2021 at his home in  Marion, Va.

Claude was no stranger to long days and hard work with his life on the farm working dairy, beef and tobacco. He loved his family especially the ones who called him Papaw. Claude loved the Lord and was a Christian most of his life. He proudly attended the Church of God on Friendly Circle in Marion. His favorite place was working all the vegetables in his garden. Hard work and honest living described Claude perfectly. He will be missed by his family, friends and  the animals he loved dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, E.D. and Birdie Vipperman; sisters, Dorothy V. Lineberry, Josie V. Powell; brothers, Ernest Vipperman, James Vipperman, Eugene Vipperman and Melvin Vipperman.

Claude is survived by his wife of 60 years, Nadine Vipperman of Marion, Va.; daughter Connielynn V. Smith, of Marion Va.; son, George Vipperman and wife, Melissa Ann of Marion, Va.; sister, Mildred Alexander of Rural Retreat, Va.; brother, Jack Vipperman and wife, Gail of Rural Retreat, Va,; four grandchildren, Zachary Vipperman, Matthew Vipperman, Jordan D. Smith and wife Amanda, Aaron J. Smith and wife, Michelle; eight great-grandchildren, Austin, Connor, Olin, Caleb, Fred, Parker, Ellie and McKenzie Smith, all from Marion, Va.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Pastor Shawn Womack officiating. Graveside services will be held Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Blue Springs Cemetery, Rural Retreat Va. The family will receive friends Wednesday June 9, 2021 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.

To share memories of  Claude G. Vipperman please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Claude’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

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Very sorry to hear of Mr. Vipperman's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Dale and Melissa Mercer, Porter Sage Jun 9 2021 12:00 AM

My sympathy and prayers

Helen Heffinger Jun 9 2021 12:00 AM

George, Sorry for your loss.Prayers for you and your family Sherry

Sherry Woods Jun 9 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with your family. Becky Dunavan

Becky Dunavan Jun 8 2021 12:00 AM

Vipperman & Smith Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts & Prayers are with you all. Teresa & Mark Barker

Teresa Barker Jun 7 2021 12:00 AM

Jack & Gail, & families, so sorry to see his passing...with sympathy, mike & teresa...

mike snavely Jun 7 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Claude A. Vipperman

mike snavely Jun 7 2021 12:00 AM

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