Vickie Koppenhaver Timmons, age 73, passed away peacefully on January 21 2022 due to diabetes and congestive heart failure.
She was born July 20, 1948, in Tampa, Florida to Vince and Marie Koppenhaver. She married her high school sweetheart, friend, and love, Stephen B Timmons, on August 16, 1969.
Vickie loved Jesus and always wanted to talk about him. She sewed baby blankets for Sav-A-Life and loved to make quilts. Flowers and outdoor gardening were her passion. Vickie was a wonderful cook; her spaghetti sauce was the rave. She loved to treat her high school students with her homemade frosted sugar cookies. Vickie graduated from Wayne State College 1970 in Wayne NE, earns a Bachelor of Arts in Education, majoring in business
Vickie started teaching High School in 1973 retiring in 2005. She taught business and computer classes at Millard South and Millard West High School in Omaha NE. Hundreds of students owe their typing, shorthand, and computer skills to Vickie’s teaching. She loved writing shorthand. Her life was a living example of the Bible verse, Ephesians 4:32 — “And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ”. She was a kind loving person willing to share or lend a willing ear.
Vickie is survived by her husband Stephen Timmons of West Point Ga. Son Adam Timmons of N. Las Vegas NV., son Christopher Timmons and wife Jamie of Abilene TX. Grandson Christopher Sean Timmons of Arlington TX and Granddaughter Skylar Merkley of San Antonio TX.
Please join us in celebrating her life at Valley Baptist Church 3302 20th Ave. Valley AL 36854 Thursday, January 27 at 2:00 pm EST.
Reverend Nathan Lawrence will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her favorite charity Sav-A-Life 711 N 4th Ave. Lanett AL 36854
Services have been entrusted to Bluffton Funeral Services, Lanett, Alabama.