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Obituary: Gracie Pauline Evridge Shipp

Gracie Pauline Shipp, 84, of Batesville passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

She was born on August 4, 1935, in Arizona to Charlie Evridge and Zelda (Lamb) Evridge.

Pauline was a member of First Freewill Baptist where she taught Sunday School; she also worked for several years as a Phlebotomist at White River Medical Center. Her dog, Amy, was her baby and she loved her dearly. She was a Master Gardener and loved flower gardening, she enjoyed shopping and eating out.

Survivors include her two daughters, Angelia Hightower (Wally) of Batesville and Melissa Shipp of Jonesboro; one grandchild, Aileen Hightower; two great-grandchildren, Will Lamme and Zack Lamme; one brother, Floyd Evridge (Jean) of Judsonia; and one sister, Amanda Fulbright (Darrell) of Batesville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Shipp Jr.; three brothers, Bill Evridge, Clifford Evridge and Albert Evridge; and sister, Dean Evridge.

Pallbearers are Dalton Fulbright, Tim Evridge, Travis Evridge and Eric Fulbright.

There will be a private family service held with Bobby Sheppard officiating.

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