Rachel Pippin

of Harrison, AR

March 3, 1962 - September 9, 2023

Rachel Pippin, age 61, of Harrison, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at her home in Harrison. She was born March 3, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma the daughter of Pierce and Rita (Kirwin) Cole who preceded her in death.

Rachel grew up in Clarksville, Arkansas, was a 1980 graduate of Clarksville High School and graduated from the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and History. Mike and Rachel were married in Sheridan, Arkansas on September 20, 1991 and soon afterward she started a career with the Arkansas Department of Correction.

Rachel was a correctional officer at the Tucker unit and was also the unit's Gang Investigator attaining the rank of Corporal. After a brief stint with the Baxter County Sheriff's office, she went to work as a Probation and Parole Officer in the Harrison office of the Department of Community Correction in June 1998. In October of 2006, Rachel took over the Boone County drug court program as well as supervising the sex offenders until her retirement due to health reasons. Rachel has a 20-year career in the field of Corrections and Law Enforcement. She was awarded State Officer of the Year in 2007. Rachel was also a talented Artist who loved to draw and paint. Rachel was a Church of Christ member.

Rachel is survived by her husband, Michael Pippin of the home; three daughters, Kimberly Pierce, Kristy Anderson and Jessica Fales; seven grandchildren and two brothers, Sherman Cole and Kirwin Cole.

Rachel will be cremated and her cremains are to be buried in Clarksville at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University, Little Rock, Arkansas 72207

Service Information
Memorial Contributions
American Cancer Society
901 N. University
Little Rock, AR 72207

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Christeson Funeral Home
519 North Spring Street
Harrison, AR  72601