Herman E. (Lip) Lambert (9-18-11) services 9-22-11



Herman E. (Lip) Lambert

Herman E. (Lip) Lambert was born in Guntown, Miss., on Aug. 28, 1925, the son of the late Carl and Blanche Parker Lambert.

On April 15, 1950, he was united in marriage to Mary Pyron, who survives.

Mr. Lambert was a farmer, he and Warren Shelby farmed together for over 20 years. They were the first farmers in Hardin County with self-propelled combines. After the crops were gathered they were avid duck hunters. He loved cooking fish for friends, family and occasionally people that just showed up. He was member of the Barnhill United Methodist Church and the Domino Shack. Mr. Lambert was a resident of the Southside/Counce area until 1953 and moved to Walkertown where he lived until his death.

Mr. Lambert departed this life on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the age of 86 years, 21 days.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Pyron Lambert of Savannah; a daughter, Nancy Defoor and husband Scottie of Haleyville, Ala.; a son Gerry Lambert of Savannah; a granddaughter, Jennifer Cagle and husband Lyle; a great-grandson, Lance Cagle; two sisters, Thelma Williams Tucker and Jeanette Pittman Durm both of Corinth, Miss.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Kenneth, Thurman, Burvil, Buford and E.J. Lambert.

Services were held on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Becky Wilkes and Charles Linam officiating. Burial followed in the Pisgah Cemetery at Shiloh.