Pulliam Funeral Chapel

THELMA M. TIPTON 89 Oblong, Illinois

VISITATION: 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday February 22, 2001

FUNERAL: 1:00 p.m. Friday February 23, 2001
Pulliam Funeral Home - Oblong

MEMORIALS: First Baptist Church - Oblong
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Thelma M. Tipton 89 Oblong died Tuesday February 20, 2001 at Crawford Memorial Hospital

Robinson. She was born October 1, 1911 in Jasper County, Illinois. Thelma

was the daughter of William "Ernest" & Emma Mae (Snider) Tipton. Thelma retired as a

teacher from Oblong Grade School in the Oblong School Dist. in the 1980's. She

also taught in Mattoon, IL and Washington Middle School in Robinson, IL. Thelma also worked

at Crutchfield's Restaurant Robinson, Crawford Electronics-Robinson. During WWII Thelma

worked in an airplane factory in Hammond, Indiana. She was a member of First Baptist

Church Oblong for many years. Her hobbies included Gardening,making earrings and other

crafts. Thelma loved to go to auctions. Thelma is survived by a Brother and Sister-in-law

William & Betty Tipton; Sister Audrey Wilson; and several nieces and nephews. She is

preceded in death by her Parents; 2 Brothers Ernest Jr. & infant brother James; 4 Sisters

Nina Smith, Wanda Milsap, Wilma Wright and Ada Kathryn Woolsey. Burial will be in White

Oak Cemetery north of Oblong, IL.


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