Sarah “Sally” B. Overman Hipes, of Suwanee, passed away on Sept. 26, 2022. Sally was born on Aug. 17, 1930 in Chicago. she grew up in Bippus, where she graduated from Bippus High School in 1948. Sally was a devoted mother who was always present to support and encourage her children at school, sporting and cheerleading events. In addition, Sally worked at Wabash College, Curtis 1000, as the longtime YMCA front desk associate greeting members of the Alpharetta and Forsyth County YMCAs, and she was also an Avon lady. Sally was an exceptional athlete and enjoyed tennis and bowling, she excelled at ping pong. Sally was an avid Atlanta Braves fan. Sally is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond Overman and Zoe Layden Overman; sister, Jean Bishop; brothers, John and Joseph Overman. Sally is survived by her children Cindy (Don) Bennett, Carrie (Jim) Bearden, John (Karen) Hipes, Jill Hipes and Jeni (Larry) Hall. Grandchildren are Meghan (Justin) Womack, Lauren Richardson, Kaelin (Jordan) Stroschien, Zachary Hipes, Kyle Krueger, Riley Krueger, Sam Bennett, Sara (Derian) Meyer, Rob (Silvana) Spector, Michelle (Kelly) Germann, Riley Hall, and Sam Hall. great-grandchildren Griffin, Harrison, and Brooks Womack, Hailey, Levi and Cody Spector, and Landon and Rylee Germann. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 6, 2022 at Alpharetta First United Methodist Church, 69 North Main Street, Alpharetta, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in Sally’s memory to Hands of Christ, Duluth Cooperative Ministry at Duluthco-op.org. Northside Chapel Funeral Directors and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Thursday, October 6, 2022 6:51 AM