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Obituary for Helen Earnestine Tipton (Christy)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Helen E. Tipton, 91, of East Liverpool passed away November 7, 2018 at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

Helen was born July 6, 1927 in Erwin, TN a daughter of the late James C. and Lydia Tinker Christy.

Helen was a charter member of Northside Community Church where she made muppets and performed many muppet shows for the kids at the church or anybody that wanted to enjoy her talents. She was a member of the Scarlett Threads Red Hat Ladies Chapter where her dog Sadie was the mascot. Helen and Sadie also visited many area nursing homes where they performed for the residents bringing smiles to many people’s faces. She was full of life and endless energy and enjoyed going on any and every adventure she could with her family and friends.

Preceding Helen in death were her husband, whom she married on September 19, 1949, C. B. Tipton and her son James N. “Jim” Tipton.

Surviving are her two daughters Christine (Sam Pinkerton) Tipton of Erwin, TN and Deborah Martin of Unicoi, TN; granddaughter Kelly (Kenneth) Davis of Tampa, FL and great granddaughter Klara Davis.

Friends may visit Sunday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. Pastor Larry Rose of the Northside Community Church will conduct a funeral service Monday 1 p.m. at the church.

Following the service, friends and family will gather at the Northside Community Church for fellowship.

Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery where Kenneth Davis, Jack Howard, Bill Loy, Randy Barnard, Fred Parfitt and Marc Cicone have the honor of serving as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Helen’s memory to Northside Community Church, 702 Orchard Grove Avenue, East Liverpool, OH 43920.

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