Mrs. Ethel Shipman Tester

November 8, 1926August 6, 2018

Mrs. Ethel Shipman Tester, 91, of Easley, wife of the late Lonnie Everette “Tex” Tester, passed away on Monday August 6, 2018, at Manna Health and Rehabilitation of Pickens.

Born in Spartanburg County, SC, on November 8, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Elton Garfield and Susan Melinda McMinn Shipman. Mrs. Tester loved to read her bible and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Surviving are her son, David Tester and several grandchildren. Mrs. Tester was also predeceased by two daughters, Rita Tester and Wanda Solesbee; seven brothers, Ralph Shipman, Lloyd Shipman, Drayton Shipman, Garfield Shipman, Hugh Shipman, Gaines Shipman, and Everette Shipman; and one sister, Ruth Shipman Bryant.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday August 9, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Cleveland First Baptist Church cemetery with the Reverend Leon Shipman officiating.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, August 9, 2018

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