Barbara Lott Kipp, 86, of Marietta, passed away on April 14. Born on August 5, 1927 in LaGrange, Illinois she attended Purdue University and married Charles S. Kipp, Jr. in 1950. They raised their family in Connecticut and subsequently resided in Florida and Colorado before moving to Marietta in 2008. She was an accomplished marathon runner and triathlete well into her 60s, an avid gardener, and always had a beloved dog by her side. Barbara is survived by her husband Charles, their five children, seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She was an active member of the St. James Episcopal Church in Marietta, GA. She made friends wherever she went, and will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 26 at 4:00pm at the Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home at 180 Church St, Marietta, GA. Family will receive friends 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home. 770-428-1511.