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Jones Cemetery

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Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home
Sunday March 1st, 2020
1:00pm - 2:45pm

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Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home
Sunday March 1st, 2020
3:00pm

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Geraldine Tipton

Edna Geraldine Shields Tipton, 80, passed away on Friday, February 28, 2020 at Diversicare in Amory. She was born on July 22, 1939 in Russellville, AL to Airrey L. and Thelma Latham Shields and she attended and graduated from Aberdeen High School. Geraldine married Dudley Tipton in 1956, worked in the area garment factories eventually retiring as a supervisor at Red Kap Industries. She enjoyed her grandchildren and supported them in playing ball or anything else they were involved in. Known as a master gardener, she enjoyed taking care of her flowers. Geraldine was a member of Smithville Church of Christ with her relationship with God being most important, she loved to be with God’s people and served in any way she could especially teaching Sunday school. With a desire to maintain her independence, she fully recovered from a stroke and did everything she could to drive again and do whatever she wished. She will be missed by many. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home in Amory with Minister Jameson Steward officiating. Burial will follow in the Jones Cemetery. Survivors include one son, Jerry Tipton (Kim) of Splunge; one sister, Shirley Parish of Amory; three grandchildren, Brad Tipton (Rachel), Kenny Tipton of Splunge, and Cassie Sullivan (Brad); great grandchildren, Taylor, Alivia Tipton, Ethan Tipton, Chase Tipton, Aubrey Sullivan, and John Mark Sullivan; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; brothers, AJ Shields, Roger Shields, Alvin Shields; and sisters, Christine Hill, Laura West, and Avis Threadgill. Pallbearers will be Brad Tipton, Kenny Tipton, Taylor Tipton, Ethan Tipton, Chase Tipton, and Brad Sullivan. Visitation will be on Sunday from 1 p.m. until time for service at 3 p.m. Condolences may be shared with the family online at clevelandmoffettfuneralhome.com

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Renee Mar 1 2020 1:21 PM

Dear Family, She was a very special lady, that loved her family. May Father hold you close during your time of grief. Mike and Patsy Shannon

Patsy Shannon Mar 1 2020 1:10 PM

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Eddie Comer Feb 29 2020 10:15 PM

My heart goes out to you all that loved Aunt Dean so much. She was such a good woman! I would not have the life I am blessed with right now if she had not prayed for me all those years. I am forever grateful.

Renee Feb 29 2020 10:25 AM

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