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Betsy R. Tipton

Betsy R. Tipton, age 84, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Care Center, Flint, MI. She was a daughter of the late Clifton and Audrey Robinette Roberts. She was a hand painter for the former Southern Pottery and later retired from Ternsted, in Flint, MI.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years: James H. Tipton, MI
Sisters: Janetta Campbell and her husband, J. P. of Erwin
Nadine Cox of Unicoi
Shirley Sweatt and her husband, Richard of Titusville, FL
Diana Berry and her husband, Don of Erwin
Brothers: Glenn Roberts, Clio MI
Lee Roberts and his wife, Nancy of Johnson City
Thomas Roberts and his wife, Louise of Jacksonville, FL
Several Nieces and Nephews
Betty had a special love for her dogs.
We the sisters and brothers of Betsy “Betty” want to extend our love and appreciation to our brother, Glenn and his family for the many years they helped Betsy “Betty” and James at home and during her stay at the Nursing Care Center.

Committal service for Betsy “Betty” Tipton will be at 2:00 PM, Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Those who wish to attend may meet at Valley Funeral Home at 1:30 to go in procession to the cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Betsy Ross “Betty” Titpon, through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187