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Roy Lee Lipham

(NEWELL) The funeral for Roy Lee Lipham, 92, of Newell will be Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jerry Wiggins officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday.

Mr. Lipham passed away at his home Sunday, June 5.

Mr. Lipham was born March 22, 1930, to Shelley and Addie Lipham of Newell. He was a member of Cool Springs Methodist Church. Mr. Lipham work for Lovvorn & Company and Gold Kist prior to his retirement. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family, making windmills, crosses and stone churches, and baking pound cakes and peanut brittle. Mr. Lipham often bragged about being able to “cut my own grass” at 92 years old.

Survivors include his brother, Billy Fred Lipham (Delane) of Newell; very special friend, Jenny Lambert of Douglasville, Ga.; host of nieces and nephews; and plethora of other friends and family, who will miss him dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 51 years, Ann White Lipham; and six siblings. 

Pallbearers will be Barry Bozeman, Greg Daniel, Wayne Johnson, Randy Rogers, Brad Lipham, Wendell Shelton, Fred Herren and Steve Smith. 

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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