Connie Pippin


Connie Pippin passed away peacefully at home Friday, January 1, 2021 after a lengthy illness.

Graveside Service: 11AM Thursday, January 7th at Oakwood Cemetery with Pastor Landon Collard officiating.

Visitation: 5 to 7PM Wednesday, January 6th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

Connie was born on June 24th, 1940 in Montgomery,  Alabama to Hercules  King and Martha (Vickery) King.  She was  United in marriage to John Lacy Pippin III  on May 30, 1958.   She was a proud homemaker,  raising her two sons, John and Jody.  The family moved to Mart, Texas in 1970 to open  a new car dealership, Pippin Ford, where she worked with her husband, John, for many years.   Connie then returned to college, receiving her Masters of Education from Tarleton State University.  Connie became a Licensed Professional Counselor, working at DePaul Center, in Waco, Texas, for over 20  years.  Following  DePaul,  Connie  worked in Private Practice and for Texas Youth Commission in Mart, Texas.

Connie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; son, Jody; her sister,Vicki Rutherford of Dallas;  and her  sister- in-law, Sheree King  of Dallas.

She is survived by her  son, John Lacy Pippin IV and wife Brenda of Waco; grandsons, John Lacy Pippin V of Waco, Dr. Philip Anderson Pippin and his wife Emmie of Tyler, Texas, and Andrew  Pippin, of Stephenville, Texas; great-grandchildren, Zara, Anderson and James Pippin of Tyler, Texas; sister, Mollie Caldwell and husband Otto, of  Woodway, Texas;  brother, Bob King and wife Bridgitte of San Antonio, Texas; niece, Dr. Carrie Johnson and her husband JP of Woodway, Texas; and nephew, Hobie Caldwell and his wife Yupin of Austin, Texas;  nieces,  Wendy Stane of Arlington, Texas, April Noble and husband Wade of Mansfield, Texas, and Angie Dennis and husband Danny of China Spring, Texas.  She is also survived by many great nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are her grandsons, John, Philip , and Andrew Pippin;  her nephews, Hobie Caldwell and JP Johnson; great nephews,  Jeffrey Jimenez, and Neil Jimenez; and brother-in-law, Otto Caldwell.

The family would like to acknowlege a special thank you to Stacie Jett and Shirley Holder (Visiting Angels), her devoted and loving caregivers these past 5 years, and Texas Home Health and Hospice.

Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Journey Christian Community.


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Place of Service: Oakwood Cemetery , 2124 S.5th St.; Waco, TX 76706

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Condolence Messages

  1. John and Brenda,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. Connie was a very special lady. I am so sorry for your loss. Just know that I think of you always.

  2. Herbert and Sandra Svec

    We are very sorry for your loss.
    May God comfort you as only He can.
    You are in our prayers.

  3. Greg & Carol Eubank

    Jay and Family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Connie was always a special person to our family. We will miss her always. We pray that God surrounds you all with peace and comfort. Peace be with you all.

  4. Jay and Brenda, thank you for loving and taking care of my sweet Aunt Connie. I love you all.

  5. John, Brenda, Johnny, Philip, Emily & Andrew….

    Our family holds you in our prayers 🙏🏻💕 We love you.

    Sharon, Douglas & the Lee family

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