Barbara Shelton Tipton, 76, of Johnson City, Tennessee, passed away at the Johnson City Medical Center Tuesday, February 11, 2014.
She was the daughter of the late Herbert and Ethel Tipton Shelton. She was born August 2, 1937, in Erwin, Tennessee.
She is survived by: husband, Raymond E. Tipton; son, Raymond Keith Tipton, of Johnson City, TN.; daughter, Carrie Theresa Murray, of Unicoi, TN; grandchildren, Heather Greer, Hunter Murray, Jonathan Murray and Samuall Tipton; brother, Don Shelton, of Alaska; three sisters, Opal Hughes, of AK, Kathlene Liptak, of Ohio, and Susie Schmidt, of S.C.; a host of family and friends.
She is preceded in death by: parents, Herbert and Ethel Shelton; brother, Robert Shelton; sister, Carrie Phillips; and granddaughter, Chandler Murray.
There will be an open visitation from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, February 14, 2014, at the Morris-Baker North Chapel. The family will receive friends for an open visitation from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Saturday.
Funeral will be held Sunday, February 16, 2014, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Morris-Baker North Chapel.
Procession following funeral to the Evergreen Cemetery in Erwin, Tennessee will leave the Morris-Baker Funeral Home at 2:45 a.m. and graveside committal service will begin at 3:30 p.m.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 East Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Tipton family. (423) 282-1521