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Lisa Marie Zipfel

Smyrna, GA, 1962 - 2014

Lisa Marie Zipfel, 52, of Smyrna, Ga., died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Ga. Lisa was born Feb. 15,1962 in Searcy, Ark. to Marvin R. Zipfel and Marie G. (Herzog) Zipfel.
Lisa was an honor graduate of Cabot High School in 1980. She attended Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. where she graduated with a B.A. degree in Mathematics continuing her education earning an M.S. degree in Statistics at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla.
Lisa had over 20 years of experience as a statistician in pharmaceutical research achieving the rank of Senior Project Statistician. She co-authored several publications in medical journals and received Solvay Pharmaceuticals Summit Award for excellence in 2003.
Throughout her high school, college, and professional career she developed and maintained many friendships. Family was always important to her, and she enjoyed spending time with them and researching genealogy. She had a beautiful smile and an infectious sense of humor. Lisa was loved dearly and will be greatly missed by her family, friends, and her cat and constant companion of 17 years.
Lisa was preceded in death by her mother, Marie G.(Herzog) Zipfel; her grandparents; two aunts; and two uncles. She is survived by her father, Marvin R. Zipfel; her sister, Karen K. Zipfel of Cabot, Ark.;, two aunts; four uncles; host of cousins; and numerous other family and friends..
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. with a Rosary beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Moore's Cabot Funeral Home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Jacksonville, Ark. with Father Andy Smith officiating. Entombment will follow in Rest Hills Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation or to the Cabot Animal Shelter.
Moore's Cabot Funeral Home (501) 843-5816. Sign online guestbook at

Published April 14, 2014

Cabot Funeral Home
700 North Second, Cabot, AR
Phone: 501-843-5816