Mr. James Franklin Flippo, Age 80 fo Summerville, passed away Saturday at Hucheson Medical Center in Ft. Oglethorpe.  He was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills and was a Baptist by Faith.

Mr. Flippo was born April 4, 1928 in Jackson County, Alabama the son of James Hensley Flippo and Annie Lou Braddy Flippo.  He was precede in death by thre sisters: Evelyn Lawson, Barbara Hayes and Judy Doty.

Surviving are one son and daughter in law, Mike and Debbie Flippo fo Trion.  One daughter and sone in law, Nancyh and Gary Zeigler of Valdosta, GA.  One Brother Jack Flippo of Houma, LA. survives.  Also surviving a brother and sister in alw, Ronnie and Doris Flippo of Summerville.  Four Grandchildren: Sabrina and Eric Mann of Trion, Jeffrey Zeigler, David Zeigler and Gerard and Nikki Zeigler of Valdosta, GA.  Two great grandchildren, Jacob and Sydney Zeigler.

Mr. Flippo will lie in state Monday at the Erwin Petitt Funeral Home from 6 until 8 PM. 

Pallbearers will be grandsons.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3:30 PM from the Erwin Petitt Funeral Home with Rev. James Braddy and Rev. Billy Dempsey officiating.  Interment will be in the West Hill Cemetery. 

Erwin Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Frank Flippo who passed away on Saturday.