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Doris Jean Tipton

Doris Jean Tipton

1928 - 2012

Published Sept. 26, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m.

Memorial service for Doris Jean (Cross) Tipton, age 84 of Post, Texas will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church.  Dr. Steve McMeans will officiate assisted by Lynn McFadden & Judge Lee Norman.  Burial will follow at Terrace Cemetery in Post.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 Friday September 28 at Hudman Funeral Home, 615 West Main in Post, Texas.

Jean was born August 11, 1928 in Garza County to Wren & Eugenia Cross. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister and friend.

She married Marshall Tipton March 14, 1948 in the Close City Community. He preceded her in death August 23, 1974. She was a homemaker and spent many happy hours caring for her grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her sisters Lorene Hunt, Marie Dietrich and brother Irvin Cross.

Jean is survived by daughter Jodine McFadden and husband Lynn of San Angelo, Texas and Marsha Norman and husband Lee of Post, Texas. She was blessed with seven grandchildren: Laura May and husband Matthew of Atlanta, Georgia, Janie Stach and husband Philip of Trophy Club, Texas, David Norman and wife Brenda of Post, Steve Norman and wife Mary of Post, Haley Norris and husband Gabe of Alvin, Texas and Leah McFadden and Marshall McFadden of San Angelo, Texas. She is survived by ten great grandchildren: Tipton and Ivy May, Simon and Elliot Stach, Emily, Paylan and Marley Norman, Gage, Ryenn and Brie Norris and her sister Rosa Lee Smith and husband Art of Farmington, New Mexico.

The family suggest memorials be made to:

Alzheimer’s Association of San Angelo, 438 East Huston Hart Expressway, San Angelo, TX 76903 or Odyssey Vista Care Hospice Foundation, 717 North Harwood, Suite 1500 Dallas, TX 75201 or the charity of your choice.

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