Canton - Estelena Hipps, 67, of Canton passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at the Charles George Veterans Medical Center. A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Glenn Pope and Betty Wilson Pope of Canton. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Hipps in 2005 and a brother, Jerry Pope.
Estelena was a loving mother and grandmother who always made time for her family. She doted on them even when she was sick. She was attended Long Branch Baptist Church.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her sons, Jason Lee Hipps and his wife, Eva of Washington and Nathan David Hipps of Canton; sister, Kathey Hipps and her husband, Bennett of Canton; brother, Michael Pope and his wife, Diane of Canton; sister in law, Evelyn Pope, of Georgia; five grandchildren, Jordan Hipps, Jocelyn Hipps, Colton Hipps, Logan Hipps and Carrie Hipps; five great-grandchildren, Lydia Hipps, Sarah Hipps, Caleb Hipps, Levi Hipps and Waylon Hipps.
A funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, September 5, 2022, in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Reverend Gene Worley officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Judes Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The care of Mrs. Hipps has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Canton.