Funeral services for Teddy Knipe 80 of Gladewater, formerly of Quitman are scheduled for 1:00 P. M. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Lowe Funeral Home Chapel, Quitman with Reverends Mark and James Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in the Colfax Cemetery, west of Van in Van Zandt County.
Feddy was born March 14, 1934 in Roberta, OK to D. K. and Lois Freeman Knipe and passed away August 17, 2014 in Kilgore. He was a pipe fitter, a former Grand Master Mason in Quitman and a musician for many years. He lived in Quitman for many years moving from Pasadena, TX.
He is survived by his wife Shirley Knipe in 2010 and is survived by 1 son, Glen Lynskey and wife Mary, Boise, Idaho; 1 daughter, Jerene Birdwell and husband David, Gladewater; 3 brothers, Charles and James Hughes both of Pearland, TX and Mark Hughes, Webster, Tx.; 1 sister, Margaret Sones, Brookeland, Tx.; 5 grandchildren, Thomas White, Autumn Featherkile, Crystal Toy, Scott Birdwell and Tiffany Richards; 9 Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.