Miles-Nobles Funeral Home announces the death of Joe Nipper who passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Candler Hospital in Savannah. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mina Lee Shadron Nipper; father, Joe Mathis; brother, Harry Nipper; sister, Earnstine Gibbs and grandparents, Jeff and Pearl Nipper and Lou Shadron.
Survivors include three children, Kayla Nipper, Chris Hutchins and Cody Nipper; two brothers, Larry Nipper and Terry Nipper and wife Peggy; four sisters, Montene Rewis and husband Jimmy, Estine Castillo and Jesse Youngblood, Diana Lord and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services were held Saturday, August 9 at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Church of God with the Reverend Dennis Bryant and the Reverend Gary Conger officiating.
Active pallbearers were John Bass, Emmett Gibbs, Mack Bass, Robert Powell, Bubba England, Lonnie Deloach and Josh Medders.
Honorary pallbearers were Altamaha Home Health Care.