Alice Tipton

Alice Webb Tipton, 93, of the Harrell Hill Community, Bakersville, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, at the Mitchell House in Spruce Pine. She was the daughter of the late Monroe and Dora Robinson Gortney. She was a member of the Union Hill Freewill Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star Roan Mtn. Chapter 29. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Willie Webb and Elbert Tipton; brothers, Charles, Dave, Slone, Albert and Earcle Gortney; and sisters, Isby Whitson, Tilda Garland, Etta Stevens, Ethel Buchanan, Margie Ingram and Mae McGill.

Survivors include her daughter, Dorothy Campbell (Hal); son, James M. Webb (Ella Jean); and brother, Clarence Gortney, all of Bakersville; four grandchildren, Chris Campbell, Sherry Campbell, Amanda Duncan and Anthony Webb; great-grandchildren, Kell Farley, Kyle Farley, Aidan Duncan, Julianna Duncan and Grayson Webb; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019, in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Peterson officiating. The family received friends two hours prior to the service. Burial was 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, in the Union Hill Cemetery, Union Hill Church Road in Green Mountain.

Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting Ms. Tipton’s Family.

Mitchell News-Journal • May 29, 2019

The MItchell News

Mailing Address: PO Box 339 
Spruce Pine, NC 28777 
Phone: 828-765-7169
Fax: 828-765-1616