Martleen Lippincott

Published 11:40 am Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Born in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the daughter of the late E. Hamilton and Martleen Whit-croft Parke. Mrs. Lippincott graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia and she was a high school teacher and coach in the Sterling School District in Somerdale, N.J. She was a longtime member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in&bsp; Tryon. She moved to Polk County in 1986 from Laurel Springs, N.J.

She is survived by her husband, William A. Lippincott IV;&bsp;&bsp; two sons, William A. Lippin-cott V (Peggy)&bsp; of&bsp; Severna Park, Md. and Kenneth P. Lippincott of Laurel Springs, N.J.; one sister, Nancy Jane Parke of Tafton, Pa.; two grandchildren, Courtney and Aaron Lippincott.

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Marty bequeathed her body to the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, N.C.&bsp; 28722 or the charity of your choice.

An online guest register can be signed for the family at

McFarland Funeral Chapel of Tryon is in charge of arrangements.

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