Linden W. Shipman

Monday, October 31, 2016
Linden W. Shipman

Linden W. Shipman, 67, of Piggott, Ark., passed away October 28, 2016, at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

He was born on June 21, 1949, in Kennett, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Renda Marie (Davis) Smith and stepfather, R.C. Smith; a sister, Pauline McCoy and a brother, David Shipman.

He was united in marriage to Maudie Haynes on Nov. 5, 1969.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Maudie Shipman; four sons, Matthew Shipman of Charleston, Mo., William Shipman and wife Sherry of Kennett, Mo., David Shipman of Campbell, Mo. and Danny Shipman and wife Lisa of Divide, Colo.; two daughters, Mellissa Isbell and husband Cecil of Stover, Mo. and Katherine Umfress and husband Gary of Gibson, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, David R. Shipman, Matthew Shipman, Kris Shipman, Blake Chambers, Scott Shipman, Keith Champlin (Melanie), Karen Champlin (Wayne), Bo Champlin, Jason Champlin (Crissy), Cooper Shipman and Ashley Thompson; 16 great-grandchildren along with several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Bro. Grady Goff officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott, Ark. Pallbearers are William Shipman, David Shipman, Kathy Umfress, Gary Umfress, Danny Shipman, David R. Shipman, Kris Shipman and Tristen Davis. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.