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Melody Ann Lippincott
  • April 20, 1945
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  • October 28, 2013

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Obituary

Melody Ann Lippincott of New Smyrna Beach, Florida passed away on October 28, 2013. Melody was born on April 20, 1945 in Bloomington, Illinois. She was the daughter of Jack and Lois Wise, later adopted by Julius and Lois Gerth. She graduated from the Catholic central high school. She worked for the Bloomington school system and was a long time waitress for the Benigos resturant. In 1987 she met the love of her life, Dallas Lippincott, and they were married October 21, 1987. In 1999 they moved to New Smyrna Beach. They marked the 25th anniversary of their marriage, She loved Nascar, Jeff Gordon, family, friends and taking cruises. She was preceded in death by Julius and Lois Gerth, brother Ronald Gerth, sister Judy Wyman. 
She is survived by husband Dallas Lippincott, son Russell Ferguson, stepmother Catherine Gerth, nieces Cheri (Mike) Dicks of Arizona, Jill (Paul) Hindershott of Illinois, stepson David (Tracy) Lippincott of Michigan, step grandson Travis of Michigan, step daughter Carole Ann (Mike) Strachan of Michigan.
The family will receive friends at Baldwin Brothers Heritage Place 1 North Causeway 11:30am Saturday with a service following at 1:OO pm with Father John Murray, CSsR officiating. There will be a graveside service at the Parkhill Cemetery in Bloomington, Illinois at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations are requested to Hospice of Volusia Flagler Southeast Care Center 4140 South Ridgewood Avenue Edgewater FL 32141.
 







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  1. 02 Nov 2013
    Patricia Leen says:
    Melody was a true Merle Norman girl and I and my staff always loved having her come to our studios. She was a customer but also a friend. We will miss her.

  2. 01 Nov 2013
    Jim & Carol VanHook says:
    Carol and I send our deepest sympathy with the loss of your best friend ever. One thing for sure she knew what to use to make a hot water heater safe during a tornado. Love from Illinois.

  3. 31 Oct 2013
    Sharon Sweeney says:
    Melody was the first person I left my infant with when I went back to work. I still remember that day like it was yesterday, instant warmth and love for both Melody and Dallas. The second set of grandparents for my daughter. We thank God for the love we share and will miss her terribly. Miles separated us for a few years, but always in our hearts. And I sill can't believe she got me hooked on NASCAR!!! But never those cats!!

  4. 31 Oct 2013
    Jim Bollow says:
    Melody was a very kind and loving person who treated everyone like family. Once you became friends with Melody and Dallas, you were friends forever. I know she will be missed by all those who called her family and friend. Her strong faith gives all of us who believe in the Lord the promise that we will see her again.