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Andy A. Tipton

April 6, 1906 November 8, 2004
Andy A. Tipton
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Graveside services for Andy Tipton, age 98, of Altus will be Thursday, November 11,2004 at 10 a.m. at the Altus City Cemetery with Bill Osborne officiating. Mr. Tipton passed away on Monday, November 8, 2004 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Tipton was born to U.S. and Cora Ann Groves Tipton on April 6, 1906 in Jackson County, Oklahoma where he was a life-long resident. In 1925, Mr. Tipton married Frances Lawson. This union was blessed with 54 years before Frances passed away in November of 1979.
Andy drove the gas transport for C. C. Henry Oil Company for many years and later worked for Moore's Wholesale. His last job, before retirement, was spent with Altus Public Schools as the crossing guard for Roosevelt Elementary at the Ridgecrest Road crossing. In his spare time, he enjoyed riding horses and roping. For several years, Andy had a roping pen in the south part of Altus where he enjoyed spending time.
Those surviving Mr. Tipton are his two sons, Earnest Tipton of Sun Valley, California and Orley Tipton and his wife Betty of Altus, Oklahoma; one grandson, David Tipton of Oklahoma City and a granddaughter in Texas; one nephew, Richard Tipton and his wife Barbara of Wagoner, Oklahoma; two nieces, Beverly Gramling and her husband Gene of Fort Worth, Texas and Marjorie Garrison and her husband Phil of Altus, Oklahoma.
Mr. Tipton was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, a sister, his wife and a granddaughter, Robbie Tipton in 1979.
Lowell-Tims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Tributes can be made to the family at

10:00 AM

Altus City Cemetery


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