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|Vesta "Babe" Tippett, 95, of Little York, died 12:20 P.M. Sunday, December 25, 2011 at he Marigold Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Galesburg.
She was born December 29, 1915 at Cave City, Kentucky, the daughter of William P. and Elizabeth (Hawkins) Rountree. She was raised and educated in the Monmouth area and attended Monmouth High School.
Babe married Robert Tippett on January 3, 1976 and he preceded her in death on January 2, 1985.
She was a homemaker. She enjoyed traveling.
Babe was a member of the former Little York United Methodist Church and currently a member of the Little Cedar Presbyterian Church in Little York.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews, including Betty Morey of Kirkwood and special friend, Don Hyde of Little York.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Donald Ischer, 6 brothers and 3 sisters.
Graveside services and burial will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 29, 2011 in Stronghurst Cemetery with Pastor David Dutton of the Little Cedar Presbyterian Church. Friends may call on Thursday morning at Hoover- Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth where her family will be present from 9:00 to 10:00 am. Memorials may be left for the Little Cedar Presbyterian Church.
Online condolences may left at hooverhall.com.
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