Johnafaye Dryman Flippen, age 73 of Evant, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in Gatesville.
Private family graveside services will be held at Murphree Cemetery. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Johnafaye was born on March 5, 1947 in Monahans, to the late James Edward and Aimee Davidson Dryman. She grew up and went to school in Goldthwaite, graduating from Goldthwaite High School. She received her Bachelor and Master’s Degree from Tarleton State University. She married Jimmy Flippen on June 24, 1972. She was an educator her whole career and taught school in Star, Copperas Cove, Evant and Hamilton. She retired from teaching with 34 years of service to public education. She was preceded in death by her husband on June 22, 2013. She was a member of the Baptist faith and the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #1007 in Gatesville.
She is survived by her two children, Jason Flippen and wife, Tracy, John Flippen and wife, Keri; seven grandchildren, Ramey Barnett and husband, Bryce, Brittany Bates, Avery Cole and husband, Landon, Reb Flippen and wife, Katilin, Aimee Flippen, Case Flippen, John (J.J.) Flippen, Jr; and three great-grandchildren, Ashby, Quinlynn and Logan.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorials may be made to The Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 26, Gatesville, TX 76528 or First Baptist Church of Glen Rose, 201 West Gibbs Blvd., Glen Rose, TX 76043.
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