Maxine Tippett

Monday, January 30, 2006

Maxine B. Tippett, 82, of Advance died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, at the Advance Nursing Center.

She was born Sept. 26, 1923, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Jesse and Vallie Carlton Bollinger. She and Wright Tippett were married on Nov. 2, 1944, in Advance.

Tippett had worked as a job placement coordinator for the Tennessee Department of Employment. She was a 1941 graduate of Advance High School and a member of the Advance First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Terry Tippett of Germantown, Tenn.; a daughter, Gwen Hannah of Memphis, Tenn.; a grandchild and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, a grandson and a sister.

Friends may call from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Morgan Funeral Home with the Rev. Eric Shrum officiating. Interment will be at the Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.