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Lynda (Prince) Shannon Chipps

June 26, 1944 ~ March 6, 2022 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Lynda Shannon Chipps Obituary

Tabor City, NC

Lynda Prince Shannon Chipps, age 77, of Tabor City, NC died Sunday, March 6, 2022, in the McLeod Seacoast Hospital in Little River, SC.  Born June 26, 1944 in Horry County, SC, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Carl Prince and Cora Lee Harrelson Prince.

Lynda was known for her beautiful smile and her angelic singing.  In 1954 in a cornfield right beside her little country home that sat on a hill on Wright Road in Tabor City, Lynda gave her heart to Jesus and she served him until she took her last breath.  Lynda was a member of Forest Lawn Baptist Church and a former member of New Home #1 Baptist Church where she loved singing in the choir.  She also sang in the Quartet Spiritual Echos and Children of the King with her children.   

She is survived by one daughter, Lora Harper and husband Royce of Tabor City; one son, Jerry Wayne Shannon and fiancée Sherry of Tabor City; one brother, Joseph Mitchell Prince and wife Harrie of Tabor City; two sisters, Verlyn Stevens of Tabor City and Carolyn O’Quinn of Tabor City; nine grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and special friend, George Barnhill.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Wayne Shannon and William “Billy” Chipps, Jr; and one brother, William Carlyle Prince.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 3 PM in the Forest Lawn Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the Fox Branch Cemetery, Loris, SC.


A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home and Crematory.

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March 8, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home
300 East 5th
Tabor City, North Carolina 28463

Funeral Service
March 9, 2022

3:00 PM
Forest Lawn Baptist Church
Hwy 701
Tabor City, NC 28463


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