Frances Ann Bowers Vipperman, 86, passed away on April 14, 2020 at the Forsythe Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.
She was born on June 1, 1933 in Woodlawn, Va. She was the daughter of Joseph Bowers and Annie Edwards Bowers. She was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters with Frances being the youngest. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Claude Vipperman.
Over the years Frances and Claude resided in Hillsville, Pulaski and Radford. She was a resident of Galax Health and Rehab Center for the past three years.
She is survived by nieces and nephews, special friend Rev. Will Shewey of Kingsport, Tenn. and faithful companion and caregiver for 19 years, Barbara Eversole of Pulaski.
Frances loved the Lord deeply and was laid to rest at Highland Memory Gardens and Mausoleum next to her beloved husband.