Flippo, Garren Wayne

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Garren Wayne Flippo, 24, of Soddy Daisy, died Thursday, December 20, 2012. 

He was born April 24, 1988 in Chattanooga to Gary Flippo and Lisa Denton. Garren graduated from Sequoyah High School in Soddy Daisy and had been employed as a pipefitter and a tree trimmer. He loved his S-10 pickup, music, hiking, the color red, anything with cheese on it and good times with good friends. He was a member of Sale Creek United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his father, Gary (Jan) Flippo of Cleveland; mother, Lisa Denton of Soddy Daisy; sister, Kayla Flippo of Sale Creek; grandmother, Mary “Mickey” Bell of Sale Creek; two step-sisters, Emily (Adam) Green of Athens and Erica Jolly of Cleveland; aunts, Joy (Bruce) Cox of Crossville, Carrie (Lee) Porter of Soddy Daisy, Alisa (Mike) Price of Cleveland and Sandy (Johnny) Riley of Bakewell; uncles, Richard Denton of Graysville and Larry Flippo of Bakewell; and numerous cousins.

Funeral services for Garren will be held Saturday, December 22 at noon in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Cecil Baxter and Rev. Archie David Poole officiating. He will be laid to rest in New Providence Cemetery in Sale Creek.

The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Friday, December 21 after 5 p.m.


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