Eleanor E. Tipton

Eleanor E. Tipton, age 84, of Maryville, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at her home. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and a previous member of Dotson Memorial Baptist Church. She worked in the cafeteria at William Blount High School for over ten years. She loved the Lord and she loved her church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Finley Tipton; daughter, Janie Tipton Waid; and parents, Homer and Feora Gribble Fann. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, David and Carlene Tipton and Jerry and Elisa Tipton; grandchildren, Roy Waid and Pam Dean; great-grandchildren, Christopher and Alisa Waid and Bethany and Janie Dean; sister, Margaret Pyren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held 7:00 PM Saturday, May 14, 2011, at New Hope Baptist Church, Rev. Mike Parker officiating. Family and friends will meet 2:00 PM Sunday at Dotson Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery for the interment. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at New Hope Baptist Church. Arrangements provided by Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.