Reverend Nellie Jane Pipkins

Reverend Nellie Jane (Workman) Pipkins, 91, passed away Feb. 10, 2021.
Pipkins was born to John and Delilah Workman in Delta, Penn. on March 24, 1929. She had eight siblings: Burley Workman, Enzie Costa, Charlotte Davis, Mary Hunt, Gladys Spangler, Luretha Costa, Genevieve Hare and Johnnie Costa.
Pipkins studied at Southeastern Bible College, where she met Millard. After graduating from Bible College, Millard and Nellie were married on June 10, 1950 in Shrewsbury, Penn.
Pipkins was an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God serving over 50 years. Nellie and Millard served in West Africa for 45 years.
Pipkins is survived by her children, Juanita Jacobsen, Deborah Leader, and Timothy Pipkin and wife Anita; her grandchildren, her great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Millard, her parents, and her siblings.
Visitation was from 11:30 a.m. until service time, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at Ash Grove Assembly of God. Funeral services began at 1 p.m., at the church, with burial following in Ash Grove Cemetery, Ash Grove.
In lieu of cards or flowers, consider sending a memorial gift in her name for the building of a church in Benin. Memorial gifts can be sent to Ash Grove Assembly of God: P.O. Box 365, Ash Grove, MO 65604 or be given online at Then click on Pipkins Memorial Fund.


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