Mrs. Ann Raybon Pippin, 83, of Wendell, NC, entered her heavenly home on Thursday, May 19, 2022. She was born on August 17, 1938 to the late Harold Leslie Raybon and Algie Lewis Raybon. She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 57 years, Herbert Joel “Joe” Pippin.
She is survived by her sons, Herbert Joel “Joey” Pippin, Jr., and wife, Jennifer, of Wake Forest, NC, and Leslie Lewis “Les” Pippin and wife, Donna, of Wendell, NC; five grandchildren, Thomas (Thea), Sarah, Grace (Zach), Hannah and Lilly, and one great granddaughter, Addie; her sisters, Jeanne Raybon Poole and Joan Raybon Watson (Rick), both of Wendell; as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Ann was born in Wake County, NC, and lived her entire life as a devoted community member of Wendell. She was a 1956 graduate of Wendell High School and a lifelong member of Wendell Baptist Church. She and her husband, Joe, served the Wendell community for many years through their business, H. J. Pippin Accounting. Ann will be lovingly remembered by many for her friendship, devotion, laugh, as well as her sweet and humble spirit.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 12:30pm at Wendell Baptist Church with a service celebrating her life to follow at 2:00pm. Entombment will take place after the service at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens in Zebulon. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to CurePSP, 1216 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001 (www.curepsp.org); the Raleigh Rescue Mission, PO Box 58634, Raleigh, NC 27658 (www.raleighrescue.org); or Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 (www.transitionslifecare.org). Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St, Wendell, NC. (www.stricklandfuneral.com)