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Lee Etta D. Tippey

July 21st, 1937 – January 6th, 2019

Lee Etta D. Tippey, age 81 of Abilene, TX, formerly of Summum, IL, passed away at 8:45 pm Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Hendricks Medical Center in Abilene. She was born on July 21, 1937 in Beardstown, IL, the daughter of Harry and Alberta (Scall) Spicer. Lee Etta married Ralph Lewis Tippey on September 25, 1955 in Beardstown. He preceded her in death on January 29, 2005.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and four siblings.

Lee Etta is survived by her daughter, Crystal (and Douglas) Offermann of Abilene, TX, two sons, Delbert (and Jacalyn) Tippey of Tuscaloosa, AL and Darold (and Karen) Tippey of Kennedale, Texas 6 grandchildren and her sister Susie Henry of Beardstown.

She worked as a cake decorator for Kroger Grocery..

Services will be held on Saturday, January 19th at 2:00 pm at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL. Reverend Robert Green will officiate. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Summum Cemetery, Summum, IL.


January 17th, 2019

Very Blessed person and mother-in-law

January 18th, 2019

Sorry for our loss. Due to the weather and my health I won't will be able to attend.Allen Tippey

February 2nd, 2019

Please except my deepest condolences. May you find comfort in knowing that your dear loved one is safe in the memory of God, and in his assuring words found in John 5:28, 29.