Vivian Maxine Tippitt


CLINTON — Vivian Maxine Tippitt, 88, of Clinton, passed away at 7:58 a.m. on March 2, 2020, at her family residence, Clinton.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at First Church of the Nazarene, Clinton, with Rev. Michael Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be held from 10–11 a.m. on Thursday at the church.  Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to First Church of the Nazarene, Clinton.

Vivian was born on June 4, 1931, in Stiritz, Ill., the daughter of John Robert and Mamie B. (Seagle) Lucas. She married Earl David Tippitt on October 20, 1950, in Kincaid, Ill.

Survivors include her husband: Earl David Tippitt, Clinton; children, Allen (Kay) Tippitt, Flintstone, Ga, Beverly (Mike) Nunnery, Clinton, and Mark (Sheryl) Tippitt, Clinton; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; siblings, Mary Prior, Sterling, Ill.; Ludy Molohon, South Port, N.C.; Joyce (Fred) Anontelli, Springfield, Ill.; Fred (Donna) Lucas, Harlingen, Texas;  Dorothy (Dean) Greenwood, Florence, Ky.; and Judy (Dan) Pittman, Springfield, Ill.; and sister-in-law, Anita Lucas, Kincaid, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Paul Lucas, Raymond Lucas, Bill Lucas, Geraldine Drnjevic, Lillian Johnson, J.R. Lucas, and Nancy Buschon.

Vivian was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Clinton.  She liked to fish, make noodles, go to garage sales and sit on her front porch.

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