Lena Margaret Brown Tippitt, age 80, resident of Somerville, Tennessee, departed this life Thursday morning, May 5, 2022 at Pine Meadows Healthcare in Bolivar, Tennessee.
Lena was born March 17, 1942 in Hickory Valley, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Mitchell Brown and Maudie Henley Brown. She was employed as a seamstress at Joseph’s Interiors in Memphis, Tennessee for many years before her retirement in 2008.
Ms. Tippitt is survived by her daughter, Shirley McCaw of Fairview Heights, IL; two sisters, Rosemary Hunt of Middleton, TN and Josie Mae Redden of Somerville, TN; two grandchildren, Justinn McCaw of Pinehurst, NC and Sable Liu of Puyallup, WA; four great-grandchildren, Rylee McCaw and Recee McCaw of Pinehurst, NC and Kameron Liu and Kaydence Liu of Puyallup, WA; her niece, Sheila Chingman of Cordova, TN; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three daughters, Sarah, Brenda and Linda Gaugh; three sisters, Ann, Helen and Elizabeth and three brothers, Bill, Otis and Boyd.
Memorial Services for Ms. Tippitt were held at 5 P.M. Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Pastor Terry Hunt officiating.
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