Sara Kathryn Woodward Tipton

Sara Kathryn Woodward Tipton, 87, died on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at Trezevant Manor in Memphis, TN. Mrs. Tipton was born in Cocke County, TN and was a graduate of Maryville College in Maryville,TN. For many years she was a member of Eudora Baptist Church in Memphis, and most recently, First Baptist Church, Maryville. Mrs. Tipton was preceded in death by her parents, W.S. and Sarah Ellen Woodward of Newport,TN; her daughter, Cecily W. Tipton; and her husband, Cecil Q. Tipton. She is survived by her son, Dr. David A. Tipton of Memphis. Visitation will be held Saturday, August 14, from 4-6 p.m., with the service on Sunday, August 15, at 2:00 p.m., both at Smith Trinity Chapel in Maryville. Interment will follow at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Maryville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cecily Tipton Scholarship Endowment, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 62 S. Dunlap, Suite 500, Memphis, TN 38163. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000,