She was born June 29, 1922 in Decherd; the daughter of the late Jim and Mary Jane (Stephens) Gipson. Mrs. Sernicola was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Sernicola; sisters, Audrey Sherrill, Pearl Hill and Jo Lynn Brown, and brother, Charles Gipson.
Surviving are daughters, Mary Jane (Bobby) Turpin of Winchester, Rose Elaine (Steve) Pearson of Cowan, and Cheryl Ann (Ted) Boswell of Winchester, brother, Howard Gipson of Decherd, sisters, Margie Henley of Winchester, and Edna Crabtree of Palmer; grandchildren, Frank Turpin, Ben Turpin, Laura Garner, Jarod Pearson, Mary Ann Smith, Travis Boswell and Jim Boswell; and great-grandchildren, Leanne Turpin, Natalie Turpin, Landon Turpin, Abigail Garner, Pearson Garner, Zach Smith, Montana Smith, Isaiah Smith, Tyler Boswell, Trenton Boswell, Bailey Boswell, and Amelia Myers; sisters-in law, Rose Mackey, Lynchburg, TN , Annie Vargyas, South Bend, IN, Helen Mysko, Canton, OH and Mary Galluch, Unionville, OH, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM with funeral services conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 30, 2012 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with grandson, Jarod Pearson and Bro. Ed. Boggess officiating.
Pallbearers will be Frank Turpin, Ben Turpin, Travis Boswell, Jim Boswell, Wes Garner, Bruce Smith, and Jarod Pearson.
Interment will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, TN.
Arrangement by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester.