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Lella Tipton

September 16, 1926 October 21, 2019
Lella Tipton
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Obituary for Lella Tipton

Lella Tipton was born Sept 16, 1926 to Claire and Lillah Rogers McKee; in the house next door to where she and George made their home. She passed away Oct 21, 2019 in her home with her children by her side.

Lella Mae started working at First State Bank in Frankston in 1944 as a teller. Retiring on Aug 6, 1992. A career of 48 years, during which she was also Senior Loan Officer and Vice President.

She met George Tipton early in her career. They married Nov 25, 1948 (Thanksgiving Day)

After her retirement, they traveled to many foreign countries including Russia, Egypt, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, England, Israel, Ireland, and Scotland.

Lella was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 57 years George Tipton, Jr. Her brothers William E., and James Patrick McKee.

She is survived by her daughter Mickye Strother and husband Wayne of Manvel, TX and her son Randy Tipton and wife Virginia of Waxahachie, TX. Sisters, Claire Compton and Nell Binion, both of Weatherford, TX. Grandchildren, Christie Bergerson and husband Josh of Elkins Park, Penn. Scott Tipton and wife Amy of Malaga, Spain, and Jared Strother and wife Elizabeth of Pearland, TX. Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Frankston. Funeral Service will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2019.


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Visitation

Saturday

26

Oct

1:00 PM 10/26/2019 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
Autry Funeral Home - Frankston

East 379 Pine Street
Frankston, TX 75763

Autry Funeral Home - Frankston
East 379 Pine Street Frankston 75763 TX
United States

Service

Saturday

26

Oct

3:00 PM 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
Autry Funeral Home - Frankston

East 379 Pine Street
Frankston, TX 75763

Autry Funeral Home - Frankston
East 379 Pine Street Frankston 75763 TX
United States
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