• Jimmy Mack Tippett
    Jimmy Mack Tippett

Jimmy Mack Tippett

WHITTIER, NORTH CAROLINA - Jimmy Mack Tippett, 84, of Whittier, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019.

Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late J. Lee Tippett and Cleta Smith Tippett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Leona Tippett and two sons, Tony Mack Tippett and Burt Warren Tippett.  

Mack was a U.S. Army veteran and was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by a daughter, Alecia Bradley of Otto; a son, Tommy Tippett of Marion; two brothers, Joe Tippett and Eddie Tippett, both of Franklin; three grandchildren; one great grandchild; two step-daughters of Greenwood, South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home.  The Revs. Brandon Breedlove and Steve Reeves officiated. Burial was in the Iotla Baptist Church Cemetery. Military honors were conducted by the VFW Post 7339 and the American Legion Post 108.

The family received friends prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.

Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.

The Franklin Press

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