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Donnie Lipscomb Sr.

DECATUR, Ala.) The funeral for Donnie Lipscomb Sr., 83, of Decatur, Ala., formerly of Wedowee, will be Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, at 1 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Lipscomb officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Heflin.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday before services begin.

Mr. Lipscomb passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, at his home.

A Gadsden native, Mr. Lipscomb was born March 31, 1939, the son of Gurland and Birtie Cloninger Lipscomb. He was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church and was a retired forklift driver from Southwire.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Dessie Lipscomb of Decatur; daughter, Margaret Warren (Harry) of Decatur; two sons, Michael Lipscomb of Pelham and Donnie Lipscomb Jr. (Pauline) of Harrogate, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Nettie Farrow of Gurley, Jane Rice of Newell, Connie Moore of Heflin and Peggy Harvell of Ohatchee. Mr. Lipscomb was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Monroe Lipscomb.

Pallbearers will be John Warren, Martin Warren, Jake Elliott, Stewart Moore, Ken Minter and Bill Williamson.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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