CHATHAM — Private graveside services for Roberta Lee (Dutchie) Landers Nipper, 85, of Chatham, will be at Greenfield Cemetery. She passed away Monday, April 6, 2020, at her home in Chatham. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
She was born in Canalou, Missouri, where she received her education. In 1954, she married John Allen (Billy) Nipper. They moved to Chatham in 1960, where they were engaged in farming. Mrs. Nipper was a member of Glen Allan United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Nipper was preceded in death by her parents; and 13 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her husband, John Allen (Billy) Nipper; four children, Lynnette (Frank) Stone, of Chatham, Jeff (Connie) Nipper, of Rolling Fork, Garry (Dawn) Nipper, of Chatham, and Larry (Lisa) Nipper, of Chatham; nine grandchildren, Will (Elizabeth) Nipper, of Rolling Fork, Anna (Billy) Threet, of Grace, Justin (Meriwalker) Nipper, of Greenville, Drew (Kristin) Nipper, of Glen Allan, Nikki (Daniel) New, of Glen Allan, Allen (Brittany) Stone, of Wayside, Julia (Trey) Densford, of Greenville, Nelson Nipper, of Hattiesburg, and John Jared Nipper, of Chatham; 18 great-grandchildren, Christian Britt, Shelbee Nipper, Alyssa Stone, Jackson Nipper, Joseph Nipper, Hayes Nipper, Eris New, Jace Nipper, Hall Nipper, Collins Nipper, Tucker Burns, Levi Stone, Emma Craig Nipper, Lane Nipper, Molly New, McKinley Densford, Owen Stone and Lexi Stone; two sisters, Letha Landers Jones, of Sikeston, MO, Tass Landers Thrower, of Cahokia, IL; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Glen Allan United Methodist Church.