July 13, 1944 - December 18, 2019
Carole Tipton, 75, of Kingsport went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at Holston Valley Hospital following a short illness. Born at Miami Beach, Florida on July 13, 1944, she was the daughter of William Earl and Ella Harrell Wright. She resided in Kingsport for most of her life, and was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. She retired from Quebecor Hawkins after 40 years of service. She loved traveling, working word puzzles and hanging out with her friends. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by Howard Tipton, her husband of 40 years, and her grandparents Gustave and Beotta Coulombe, Jacob and Lula Wright, and William Perry and Susan Harrell. She is survived by step-daughter, Sharon Housewright and husband Lester; step-son, Jeff Tipton and wife Tina; sister, Susan Acito and husband Jim; brothers, Robert L. York and wife Mary, Gerald Wright and wife Monica and Daryl Wright and wife Susan; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; nephew, Kane Wright; niece Candida Kiser and several other nieces and nephews. A Visitation will be from 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Sunday, December 22, 2019, at Oak Hill Funeral and Cremation Services in the J. Wayne Hamilton Memorial Chapel. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2:00 pm with Rev Wayne Baker officiating. A Eulogy will be given by her sister, Susan. A Graveside Service will follow at Oak Hill Memorial Park in Section A. Pallbearers will be Kane Wright, Lester Housewright, Josh Housewright, Allister Wright and Jim Acito. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Bridge Home No Kill Animal Shelter, 2601 TN – 75, Blountville, TN 37617. We would like to thank a special friend, Janice Booher, who has been a Saint, and also her family who have been a great help. The care of Carole Tipton and her family has been entrusted to the staff of Oak Hill Funeral and Cremation Services.
Carole Tipton, 75, of Kingsport went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at Holston Valley Hospital following a short illness. Born at Miami Beach, Florida on July 13, 1944, she was the daughter of William Earl and Ella... View Obituary & Service Information
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