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Updated: 03/16/2014 08:00:01AM

Johnnie Lorine Lipe

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Johnnie Lorine Lipe, 94, of Arcadia, Fla., went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

She was born Feb. 2, 1920, in Opelika, Ala., to John Thomas and Meacie Armenta (nee Herring) Hinson, and moved to this area 30 years ago from Tallahassee, Fla.

Mrs. Lipe was a homemaker, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Arcadia.

She is survived by her loving husband of 77 years, Thomas B. Lipe of Arcadia; son, John Walter (Pauline) Lipe of Arcadia; grandchildren, Linda Louise (Charlie) Hall, Thomas Walter (Elba) Lipe and John William (Leeann) Lipe, all of Arcadia, and Lorine Lynn “Lolly” (Rhett) Sumner of Trenton, Fla.; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Calvary Baptist Church, 1509 E. Oak St., Arcadia. Burial will immediately follow at Joshua Creek Cemetery in Arcadia. Please visit Johnnie’s tribute wall at, to share memories and to send condolences to the Lipe family.

Preferred donations may be made in loving memory of Johnnie to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.

Arrangements are by Paul Schelm Funeral Home, Lake Suzy, Fla.

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