NEW MANCHESTER- Whitney Chipps, 19, of New Manchester, died as a result of a vehicle accident on Thursday, May 22, 2014.
Born July 14, 1994 in Weirton, W.Va., she was the daughter of Jeffrey and Julie (Mayhew) Chipps Sr. of New Manchester.
She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Dorothy and Edward Chipps; maternal grandfather, John "Jack" Eslary; and by her best friend Harley Wright.
Whitney graduated from Oak Glen High School, class of 2012. She worked at Allegheny Valley School as a NHS-C.N.A. and was also working for Franco's Pizza. Whitney was a former 4-H member and she attended 4 years at the Vocational Nursing Program at Rockefeller Center.
In addition to her parents, surviving are a brother, Jeffrey Chipps Jr. of New Manchester; a maternal grandmother, Dolores Eslary of New Manchester; maternal grandfather, George Robert Mayhew of New Cumberland; and by many aunts, uncles and cousin.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 27, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, WV, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.