Tipton, Mae Silver
Mae Silver Tipton

Mae Silver Tipton, 91, formerly of Meadow Road, died Sunday, April 6, 2003, in a Polk County nursing center.

A native of Tennessee, she was a lifelong resident of Yancey County, North Carolina and a daughter of the late Daniel and Minnie Lee Stockton Silver. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Tom Ed Tipton; three daughters, Iva Guffey of Forest City, Ann Burgess of Mills Springs and Ilene Lane of Ruth; six sons, Paul and Clyde Tipton of Burnsville, Wade, Truman and Horace Tipton of Mill Springs and Merley Tipton of Erwin, Tennessee; a sister, Mafre Edwards of Ellenboro; brother, Cecil Silver of Ruth; 28 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Church of God of Prophecy, of which she was a member. The Reverends John Murphy and Ricky Poteet will officiate. Burial will be in Academy Cemetery.

Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  George Silver Sr. ->
    George Silver Jr. ->
      John Silver ->
        Marvel Alexander Silver ->
          Daniel G. Silver ->
            Mae Silver m. Tom Ed Tipton

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Transcriber: John (James) Silver

Last updated 8/12/2003 Barney Kaufman