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Adrain Nadine Welch Vipperman

June 4, 1941 — November 17, 2022

MARION, Va.

 

Adrain Nadine Welch Vipperman, age 81 passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn.

 

Mrs. Vipperman was a hard worker. She worked for about 20 years at Harwood, came home to milk the cows and help her husband on the family farm. Nadine helped run Vipperman’s Grocery for several years. When she wasn’t working, she was a loving, supportive wife, mom, and mamaw to the family she adored. Her name could have been “Betty Crocker”; her family and many friends always loved her cooking. Nadine loved trying out new recipes and canning. Mrs. Vipperman loved her Lord and enjoyed singing in the church choir, praying for everyone, and just being a sweet-sweet lady.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Claude G. Vipperman; parents, James and Rosa Welch; several brothers and sisters.

 

Nadine is survived by her daughter, Connielynn V. Smith, of Marion Va.; son, George Vipperman and wife, Melissa Ann of Marion, 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 of Marion, Va.; sister, Maggie Welch Bonham of Atkins, Va.; brother, Alfred Welch of Georgia; brother-in-law, Jack Vipperman & wife, Gail of Rural Retreat, Va.; several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends Sunday, November 20, 2022 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 8 p.m. with Pastor Shawn Womack and Greg Sheets officiating. Graveside services will be held Monday, November 21, 2022 at 2p.m. at Blue Springs Cemetery, 168 Blue Springs Road, Rural Retreat, VA 24368. Family and friends are asked to meet at Seaver-Brown Funeral Home by 1:30 p.m. for procession to the graveside.

 

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

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Sunday, November 20, 2022

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Monday, November 21, 2022

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