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Norma Jean (Dedert) Tipton, 89 of Quincy died at 7:40 a.m. (March 8, 2018) in Good Samaritan Home.
Born October 3, 1928 in Quincy. Norma was the daughter of Albert H. and Hilda W. Mohrman Dedert. She married William "Bill" Tipton on December 20, 1947 in Quincy. He survives.
Norma was a member Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ and a 1946 graduate of Quincy High School. She loved to quilt, dance to Big Band music, paint and play the piano. Norma enjoyed league bowling, camping and traveling with her family seeing 49 states. Norma was a Life Member and Past President of Dewey PTA and served as an election judge for more than 50 years.
Norma was first employed at Birds Drugstore in Quincy while attending high school. After graduation she worked at Peerless Pump Company and then was employed as a secretary for Heidbreder Bothers Insulation Company for 8 years.
Survivors include her husband, William "Bill"; three children Charlene Willis of Bowling Green, MO, James Tipton (Mary) and David Tipton (Patti) both of Quincy. Grandchildren, Heather Daffron (Ryan) and their children, Brett, Avery and Liberty of Bowling Green, MO; Krista Willis of Bowling Green, MO; Matthew Tipton (Leah McBreairty) and their children Harvey Tipton and Clyde McBreairty of Missoula, Montana, Jason Tipton (Meagan) and daughter Abigail Jean of Champaign, IL; Adam Tipton of Quincy; Jared Tipton (Kim) and their children Monroe, Washington and Mattis of Pfafftown, NC; Tyler Tipton (Sarah) and son Gabriel and a son William Eugene due in July of Quincy; Samantha Tipton (fiance Jordan Fuller) of Quincy and her brother Harvey Dedert of Quincy.
Mrs. Tipton was preceded in death by her parents, one sister Mary Ellen Beckman Maxwell and a sister in-law Sally Ann Dedert; two great-grandchildren Brendon and Ellie Daffron.
Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Matthew Hunt and Pastor Steve Disseler officiating. Burial will in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ or to the Foose Center at Good Samaritan.