Brenda Lounell Atkinson Nipper, 61, of Macclenny died January 12, 2012. She was born in Thomasville, GA to the late Royce W. Atkinson and Beatrice Lucas Atkinson on May 15, 1950. She was a resident of Macclenny for the last 40 years and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Brenda loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchild. She was an avid Gator fan and enjoyed gardening, fishing and reading. She was predeceased by son Jimmy Norman and daughter Patty Nipper.Survivors include her loving husband of 39 years David Nipper of Macclenny; children Darrell (Michele) Norman of Crawfordville, FL, Lounell (Thomas) Royal of Macclenny and Allen (Cathy) Nipper of Macclenny; sisters Linda Williams of Macclenny, Debbie Miller of Panacea, FL and Jenny Atkinson of Quincy, FL; grandchildren Virginia, Ashley, Cody, Dillon, Dalton, Zack and Colin; great- granddaughter Ellena.
The funeral service was held Saturday, January 14 at 2 pm at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Chapel with Elder Doug Behr officiating. Interment followed in Macedonia Cemetery in Macclenny.