Hettie Dunn Tipton, age 90, of Unicoi, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013, in the Center of Aging and Health in Erwin, TN.
A native of Mitchell County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Fate Butler and the late Mary Moffitt Butler Hightower. She was a member of the Limestone Cove Methodist Church.
Hettie loved going to yard sales and preparing food for her neighbors.
Mrs. Tipton was preceded in death by her husbands: Austin Dunn and Sherwood Tipton; sisters: Polly Thomas, Sally Roberts and Sue Smalling; brother, Cameron Butler.
She is survived by her brother-in-law, Jack Smalling, of Limestone Cove; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2013, in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home in Erwin. Pastors Estel Williams and Dallas Gregg will officiate.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday in the Roselawn Memory Gardens.
Special thanks to the nurses and staff of the Center of Aging and Health and Hospice for their love and care.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home of Bakersville, NC, is assisting the Tipton Family.