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Lynda Shannon Chipps: Tabor City

1944 – 2022

     Lynda Prince Shannon Chipps of Tabor City died Sunday, March 6, in McLeod Seacoast hospital in Little River. She was 77.

     Born June 26, 1944 in Horry County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Carl Prince and Cora Lee Harrelson Prince.

     Lynda was known for her beautiful smile and her angelic singing. In 1954 in a cornfield right beside her little country home that sat on a hill on Wright Road in Tabor City, Lynda gave her heart to Jesus and she served him until she took her last breath.

     Lynda was a member of Forest Lawn Baptist Church and a former member of New Home #1 Baptist Church where she loved singing in the choir. She also sang in the Quartet Spiritual Echos and Children of the King with her children.

     She is survived by one daughter, Lora Harper and husband Royce of Tabor City; a son, Jerry Wayne Shannon and fiancée Sherry of Tabor City; one brother, Joseph Mitchell Prince and wife Harrie of Tabor City; two sisters, Verlyn Stevens and Carolyn O’Quinn of Tabor City; nine grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and special friend, George Barnhill.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Wayne Shannon and William “Billy” Chipps, Jr; and one brother, William Carlyle Prince.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in Forest Lawn Baptist Church, burial following in Fox Branch Cemetery, Loris.

     A guest register is available here.