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Coffey Funeral Home

937 Broad Street, New Tazewell, TN

OBITUARY

Tip Venable

March 4, 1926November 23, 2019

Tipton Tip Venable age 93 of Tazewell, entered this life March 4, 1926 departed to his eternal home November 23, 2019 at his home with his loving family and special niece Connie Lester by his side. Tip often gave his testimony of accepting the Lord as his savior at the age of 10 at Little Sycamore Baptist Church where he remained a member. Tip leaves behind his loving wife of 72 years Lillie McAfee Venable ,she was the love of his life and childhood sweetheart. Daughters: JoAnn Bunch and Mary Lou Mallicoat, the true joy of his life were his grandchildren ;Charles Tipton Bunch and Jo-Anna and Rev. Mitch Burke, great Grandchildren Lily Faith Burke and Noah Mitchell Burke. Sisters: Betty Venable , Barbara Runions. Sisters-in-laws: Betty Duncan and Juanita Venable . Tip was preceded in death by parents Tilman and Lura Venable, father and mother- in-law Rev. David Edward and Angie McAfee, son- in- law Rev.David Mallicoat, brothers; Clarence, Clyde, Claude, Cecil, Kenneth, Shirley, Darvin and Billy Joe. Sisters: Helen Massengill, Edith Green and Ellen Venable. Tip also leaves behind dear friends and family that he loved. The family will receive friends Monday November 25 from 6-8pm at the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel in New Tazewell. Funeral service will be Tuesday November 26 at 11:00am in the Coffey Funeral Home chapel in New Tazewell, with burial to follow in the Little Sycamore Campbell cemetery. Officiating service will be Rev. Lonnie Dalton, Rev. Mitch Burke, Rev. J.C. Bull and Hon. John McAfee Singers: Descendants Thru Grace Pallbearers: Charles Bunch, Rev. Mitch Burke, Noah Burke, Ed Johns, Jerald Nunn, Travis Lester, Harold Barnard. Honorary Pallbearers: Joe McAfee, Jim McAfee, Carl Bolton, Tip Nunn, Earl Ridings, Bill Williams, Tommy Hurst, David Bennett, Alan Parker and all Veterans Present . In Lieu of flowers Tip requested donations to be made to Campbell Cemetery on Little Sycamore Road, c/o Secretary-treasure Jo-Ann Bunch 1934 Grubb St Tazewell, TN 37879

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  • FAMILY

  • LILLIE McAFEE VENABLE, LOVING WIFE OF 72 YEARS
  • JO-ANN BUNCH, Daughter
  • LOU MALLICOAT, Daughter
  • CHARLES TIPTON BUNCH, Grandson
  • JO-ANNA & MITCH BURKE, GRANDCHILDREN
  • LILY FAITH & NOAH MITCHEEL BURKE, GREAT GRANDCHILDREN
  • BETTY VENABLE, Sister
  • BARBRA RUNIONS, Sister
  • BETTY DUNCAN, Sister-in-law
  • JUANITA VENABLE, Sister-in-law
  • TILMON AND LURA VENABLE, PARENTS (deceased)
  • REV. DAVID EDWARD & ANGIE McAFEE, FATHER AND MOTHER-IN-LAW (deceased)
  • REV. DAVID MALLICOAT, SON-IN-LAW (deceased)
  • CLARENCE, CLYDE, CLAUDE, CECIL, KENNETH, SHIRLEY, DARVIN AND BILLY JOE, Brothers (deceased)
  • HELEN MASSENGILL, Sister (deceased)
  • EDITH GREEN, Sister (deceased)
  • ELLEN VENABLE, Sister (deceased)
  • TIP ALSO LEAVES BEHIND DEAR FRIENDS AND FAMILY THAT HE LOVED....
  • PALLBEARERS

  • CHARLES BUNCH, Active Pallbearer
  • MITCH BURKE, Active Pallbearer
  • NOAH BURKE, Active Pallbearer
  • ED JOHNS, Active Pallbearer
  • JERALD NUNN, Active Pallbearer
  • TRAVIS LESTER, Active Pallbearer
  • HAROLD BARNARD, Active Pallbearer
  • JOE MCAFEE, Honorary Pallbearer
  • JIM McAFEE, Honorary Pallbearer
  • CARL BOLTON, Honorary Pallbearer
  • TIP NUNN, Honorary Pallbearer
  • EARL RIDINGS, Honorary Pallbearer
  • BILL WILLIAMS, Honorary Pallbearer
  • TOMMY HURST, Honorary Pallbearer
  • DAVID BENNETT, Honorary Pallbearer
  • ALAN PARKER, Honorary Pallbearer
  • ALL VETERAN'S PRESENT, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 25, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 26, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Memories

Tip Venable

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margaret seals bull

November 25, 2019

TO ALL TIPS FAMILY AND FRIENDS: MAY GOD GIVE EACH ONE OF YOU PEACE DURING THIS TIME OF GRIEF LOVE YOU ALL.

Bill and Linda Seals

November 24, 2019

I can remember working with him cleaning up around the Little Sycamore Church. May God just be with Lily, Mary Lou, JoAnn and the rest of the family and friends and wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you as only He can.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY