Ms. Wilma Jean Tipton age 80 of Tracy City, Tennessee passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Yadkinville, NC. She was born in Coalmont, Tennessee on July 24, 1939, a daughter of the late Malcolm and Beryl (Lockhart) Crabtree and was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur C. Tipton; grandson, Little Tommy; sisters, Patricia Dove, Bonnie Rhodes and Connie Atkins.
Ms. Wilma was a member of Tracy City First United Methodist Church, she had worked at Tracy City Head Start for over 42 years.
Survivors include her children, Steve (Jodi Downs) Tipton, Kimberly (Donnie) Kem and Brandon (Tracy Broughton) Tipton; brothers, Terry (Diane) Crabtree, Anthony Adams, and Randy Adams; grandchildren, Stephen Tipton Jr., Kassi Swafford, Dustin Kem, Kelsey Kem, Connor Tipton, and Brycen Tipton; 4 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren along with serval nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 20, 2020 in the Foster and Lay Chapel with Brother Danny Coffelt and Brother Matthew Meeks officiating. Burial immediately following services at Plainview Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5:00-9:00 P.M. for visitation. Online memories and condolences can be shared with the family at www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements by Cumberland Funeral Home, Foster and Lay Chapel, 96 Saint Clair St., Tracy City, Tennessee 37387.