Submitted by: Susan Langheld
Death Notices from Newspaper in Cleveland, TN
1909-1911(from microfilm)

PIPPINGER- Isaac Pippinger, of Polk County, aged 65 years, died at 8 o’clock Thurs, evening having suffered a stroke of apoplexy early in the afternoon while sitting on a mule which had ridden in to a stream near his home to water the animal . Mr Pippinger , when stricken fell headlong over the mule’s head into the stream. His son saw his father fall into the stream and rescued him, carrying him home, where he died a few hours later. Mr. Pippinger stood high in Polk county and was well-known in this city. The funeral was held last Staurday afternoon at the Symrna church, Rev. W.H.Rymer , of Ocoee , officiating. (2/4/1909 Cleveland Herald Bradley Co. TN )


It was a great shock in this community to hear of the death of Isaac Pippenger , Thrusday night at Smyrna. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire community in their sad bereavments.(2 / 1 /1909 Cleveland Journal & Banner )