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Lolita June Tipsword

December 30, 1936 October 30, 2019
Lolita June Tipsword
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Obituary for Lolita June Tipsword

Lolita June Tipsword, 82, of Beecher City, IL ended her life here on earth on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.

June was the youngest of seven children born to Sam and Osea (Horn) Sparks on December 30, 1936. She and Garry Tipsword were married on November 25, 1955 in Mattoon by Reverend Kindig. Together they raised three children. June was a 50-year member of the Beecher City Evangel United Methodist Church and a member of the Beecher City and later Shelbyville Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed gardening, was a world traveler traveling to all 50 states, Asia, Micronesia, and Europe. She was also an avid bird watcher, lovingly cared for the elderly in the area over 20 years, delivered Meals on Wheels at the Kluthe Center and loved to care for her grandchildren.

Surviving are her husband, Garry Tipsword of Beecher City; three children: Tena, Tana (Jonathan) and Tawn (Tammy); three grandchildren: Dayna (Jeremy), Casey (Emily) and Lacey (Nicholas); four great-grandchildren: Noah, Elias, Lillian and Gabriel; siblings: Larry, Sam, Lena Rose, Carol Dean and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Bud and Charlie; nephew, Rick; niece, Jill and grandson, Eric.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Beecher City Evangel United Methodist Church with Pastor Jessica George officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Moccasin Cemetery. Memorials in June’s name may be made to the Beecher City Evangel United Methodist Church or to the donor’s favorite charity. The family ask that you join them after the service for dinner and request casual attire.

Family and friends are invited to light a candle or share a story in June’s honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.


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Memorial Service

Monday

4

Nov

6:00 PM 11/4/2019 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/4/2019 7:00:00 PM
Evangel United Methodist Church

606 E. Poplar Street
Beecher City, IL 62414

Evangel United Methodist Church
606 E. Poplar Street Beecher City 62414 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Moccasin Cemetery Final Resting Place

1828 E 1600th Avenue
Beecher City, IL 62414

1828 E 1600th Avenue Beecher City 62414 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Evangel United Methodist Church

606 E. Poplar Street
Beecher City, IL 62414

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