Maxine Tippett

Tuesday, January 31, 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 united in marriage Nov. 2, 1944, in Advance.

Maxine 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 Advance First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Terry Tippett of Germantown, Tenn., Mark Tippett of Millbrook, N.Y.; a daughter, Gwen Hannah of Memphis, Tenn.; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Bradley; a grandson, Brent; and a sister, Patsy.

Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Eric Shrum officiating. Interment will be in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Gideons.