Mary Jo Shipp

Thursday, January 22, 2015

MARYVILLE, TENN. - Mrs. Mary Jo Shipp was born on Dec. 24, 1933 to William and Hester Austin. Mary Jo passed away Friday Jan. 16, 2015 at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Maryville, Tenn. at the age of 81. She was born in Marked Tree and had lived in Maryville for the past 14 years and was formerly of Trumann and Jonesboro.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law Tip and Vicki Shipp of Trumann; daughters and sons-in-law Liz and Bill Hayward of Naples Fla., and Renea and Steve Mull of Louisville, Tenn; step children Lanell and Dan Smith of Jasper, Tex. and Connie and Jerry Flowers of Greers Ferry; one sister Mabel Tarver Huss of Conway; and one grandson Parker Mull of Louisville, Tenn.

Graveside services will be Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Tyronza Cemetery located on Hwy 322W in Tyronza with Rev. Jerry Kausler officiating under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.

In lieu of flowers, memorials and donations may be given to Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Maryville, Tenn. "resident activity fund."

An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.