Kathryn “Katie” Tippitt, 94 of Taylorville, passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020 at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born on July 3, 1926 in Zenobia, IL the daughter of Oscar and Della Himstedt. She was the youngest of 9 children. She married Gerald L. Tippitt on December 24, 1948 in Taylorville. They resided in Owaneco for over 50 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Taylorville.
She is survived by her daughter: Gloria (Rich) Milburn of Mesa, AZ; sons: Galen (Connie) Tippitt of Wataga, IL, Marty (Mimi) Tippitt of Alligator, MS, Brad (Carla) Tippitt of Taylorville, IL; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, husband Gerald Tippitt and son Clifford Tippitt. 
Graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville with Pastor Bob Turner officiating
Memorials may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene 300 S. Shumway St. Taylorville, IL 62568.  
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. 
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