Sheila A. Hipp, 59, of Bessemer City passed away on July 30, 2014 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia. Sheila was born in Mecklenburg County on July 1, 1955 to the late John H. Hipp and Mary Frances Abernathy Hipp. She was a Ranlo Recreation Club volunteer and past manager of Kingsway. She is also preceded in death by her sister Glenda Hipp and a grandchild Briar Avery Pilkington.
Survivors include her daughter Sonya Skidmore (Jason), sons, Luke Pilkington (Kim) and Gregg Pilkington (Laura). Grandchildren, Cassie Smith, Megan Mathes, Ryan Smith, Matthew Pilkington, Myra Skidmore and Mason Pilkington. Sisters Hilda Hipp and Theresa Moore (Don), Aunt Dalphia Carr and also several nieces, nephews, cousins and longtime special friend Robert Landers.
Memorial Services will be held by the family on Friday August 8 at Flint Grove Baptist Church with Reverend Jerry Pennington officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 6:00 PM. Inurnment will be private.
Arrangements handled by Benson Funeral & Cremation Services.