- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 26 Apr 2008.
Bessie McDannel Cole obituary
- [S123] Bridges Funeral Home, (http://www.bridgesfuneralhome.com), 11 Aug 2008.
Born: November 16, 1934
Died: August 11, 2008
Services: 8:00 PM Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at Bridges Funeral Home
Visitation: 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at Bridges Funeral Home
Nipper, Mary Sue Cole – age 73 of Strawberry Plains passed away Monday, August 11, 2008 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Retired from Tennessee Institute of Electronics. Member of Lyons Creek Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Ed and Bessie Cole. Survivors include husband, Robert “Bob” Nipper; son, Dean Nipper and wife Leslie; daughters, Diana Cassidy and husband Doug, and Becky Bell and husband Steve; grandchildren, John Cassidy, Lauren Bell, Natalie Bell, and Jeannine Bell; brothers, Rev. Frank Cole and Steve Cole; sisters, Betty Holt, Faye Emmert, and Sharon Cole. Funeral services will be 8:00 pm Wednesday, August 13, 2008, in the chapel at Bridges Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Emmert officiating. Family and friends will meet at 9:45 AM Thursday at Thorn Grove Cemetery for a 10:00 AM interment. Pallbearers: John Cassidy, Joseph Emmert, Justin Henry, Bradley Laycock, Charles McDannel, and Bill Martin. Honorary pallbearers: James Holt and Grant Cole. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Interfaith Health Clinic, 315 Gill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 523-4999.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Interfaith Health Clinic, 315 Gill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917.
Location: Bridges Funeral Home