Mrs. Vera Gartner Tipton
Funeral services for Mrs. Vera Gartner Tipton, 87, were held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Miguez Funeral Home with Bro. Brian Wells officiating.
Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings.
Funeral home visitation was held from 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, until time of services.
Mrs. Tipton died at 8:22 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at her daughter’s residence in Humble, Texas.
Mrs. Tipton was a native of Rosepine and a seven-year resident of Humble, Texas, moving there from Jennings. She was a graduate of Richards High School, Class of 1943 in Richards, Mo. Mrs. Tipton loved to sew, quilt and crochet. She and her husband always had a big garden. Her most beautiful sewing work was the dress she made for her oldest granddaughter. She made her children and grandchildren beautiful quilts.
Survivors include three daughters, Marion Cooper of Sulphur, Judy (Stephen) Naquin of Cleveland, Tenn., and Karla (Mark) Carte of Humble, Texas; three sisters, Darlene Teel of Liberty, Texas, Anita Cook of Troy, Mo., and Mary Coker of Daisetta, Texas; one brother, Howard Gartner of Liberty, Texas; six grandchildren, Deanna Cooper-Smith, Frank Cooper, Keri Naquin-Cochran, Brandon Naquin, Josh Carte and Ben Carte; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Glen Edward and Ada Smith Gartner; her husbands, William Tipton Sr. and Tony Vessel; two brothers; and one sister.
Words of comfort may be expressed at www.miguezfuneralhome.com.
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