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109 S. Monroe St.
Calhoun City, MS 38916
Phone: 662-628-5177
Fax: 662-628-4977
John Thomas Flippin

John Thomas Flippin

Tuesday, January 7th, 1930 - Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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John Thomas Flippin, 89, passed away peacefully at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Calhoun City on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Born January 7, 1930 in Atlanta, he was the son of the late John Conrad Flippin and the late Helen Keys Flippin. He was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church, and was a retired Baptist pastor, as well as a retired principal from Vardaman Elementary School. On January 10, 1959, he married the love of his life, Barbara Dyer Flippin, and they have spent 60 wonderful years together. He graduated from Messick High School in Memphis, and went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy with a minor in Psychology from Southwestern University in Memphis. He later received his Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Houston (TX), and his secondary education degree from Mississippi State University. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, and was an active member of the SCV and the American Legion. One of his favorite pastimes was building model aircraft, but he was also a history lover, and loved writing short stories. John was a man of great faith who loved his family and leaves behind many precious memories. They take comfort in knowing that he is alive and well with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Pryor Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Flippin family.
A funeral service celebrating his life will be held Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 2:00pm at Pryor Funeral Home. There will also be a visitation on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 12:00pm until service time at the funeral home. Rev. Gary Permenter will be officiating, with Rev. Bobby Brock delivering the eulogy. Interment will follow at Calhoun City Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Richard Winter, Brandon Winter, Austin Winter, Parker Winter, Kerry Flippin, and Jared Flowers.
Honorary pallbearers will be Sid Murphy, Robert Boland, and the members of the SCV and the American Legion.
He leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Barbara Dyer Flippin of Calhoun City; daughters, Rebecca (Richard) Winter of Bruce, and Heather Flippin of Little Rock; son, Mark Flippin of Clarksdale; and seven grandchildren, Brandon Winter, Austin Winter, Ashley Winter, and Parker Winter, all of Bruce; Kerry Flippin of St. Louis, Jeff (Mandy) Basler of Cleveland, MS, and Lindsey (Jared) Flowers of Grenada; He was also blessed with three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Helen Flippin.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for the family at pryorfuneralhome.com.
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Sonny Scott

Posted at 04:53am
My condolences to the family for the loss of a fine and principled man. I enjoyed my association with him in the SCV. His detailed and literate adjutant's reports were always memorable. May God grant peace, healing, and fond memories.
JM

Joe T Massey

Posted at 10:21pm
I am so very sorry to hear of your Dad, Grand-dad, and Husband. I'm sure John was loved by all but nothing compared to the Love his Savior had for him. His first morning in Heaven will last forever and ever. May our Lord's grace give you comfort, peace and hope.
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