Malinda Lipe Current, 89, of Statesville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 7, 2020, after a brief illness. She was born on December 16, 1930, in Rowan County to the late Glenn and Pearl Stutts Lipe.

Mrs. Current graduated from Brawley High School and retired from Burlington Industries in Mooresville, N.C.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, James, and her brother, Robert (Bob) Lipe.

She is survived by her daughter, Gail Anthony (Brian) of Statesville; son, Glenn Current of Hillsville, Va.; twin sister, Nancy Lipe Johnston; grandchildren, Cindy Cook (Cleon) of Statesville, Stacy Park (Jae) of Lewisville, N.C., and Matthew Current (Joni) of Statesville; great grandchildren, Bri Johnson, Mariah Johnson, Honey Park, Jalyn Park, Laiken Park, and Aiden Park; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Berea Baptist Church with Rev. Robbie Stollger and Rev. Ralph Sparrow officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. prior to the service.

Honored guests will be Mrs. Current’s Sunday School Class at Berea Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesvillle, NC 28625.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the Current family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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