Laurie Clippinger Brinkley
May 9, 1957 - January 9, 2019
.Laurie Clippinger Brinkley, age 61, of McDonough, Ga. passed away on January 9, 2019 in McDonough.
Laurie was born in Jackson, Ms. on May 9, 1957 to Dr. and Mrs. David Clippinger. Her family moved to Hazlehurst, Ms where she lived until 1970. In 1970 her father moved his medical practice to Gulfport, Ms. Laurie graduated from Gulfport East High School in 1975 and later received a degree in respiratory therapy from Hinds County Junior College.
Laurie married Paul Brinkley in 1985 at First Baptist Baptist Church of Gulfport, Ms. In 1988 they moved to Atlanta, Ga. where they raised their family.
Preceeding Laurie in death is her daughter Elizabeth Brinkley of Atlanta, Ga.; maternal grandparents Mr and Mrs. Wiley DeLoach; Mr and Mrs Gerald Clippinger of Kosciusko.
Survivors include her husband of 33 years, Paul Brinkley; daughter Audra Brinkley; Parents Dr. and Mrs. David Clippinger; sisters Tracy (Ray) Chapman and Courtney Thompson; grandchildren Vinson Mashun Berry, Jr., Jailynn Alexis Brinkley; and Camden Jayce Simon. Also surviving are Veronica and James Pittman; Claire Scheid; William and Jeannie Brinkley; Lewis and Jennifer Brinkley and numerous neices and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church, Gulfport, beginning at ll:00 on Monday, January14, with visitation at l0 o’clock.