TIPTON, Mary Elizabeth Dewalt, 78, of Moundsville, W.Va., died Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.
Mary was born February 16, 1934, in Jefferson County, OH, the daughter of the late Floyd and Isabelle Gossett Dewalt.
Mary was a Christian by faith who enjoyed cooking, antiquing and reading.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her infant sister; grandson, Shannon Huber and son-in-law Argel "Butch" Johnson.
Surviving are her husband of 55 years, William "Wig" Tipton of Mounds-ville; children, Terri Johnson of Moundsville and William "Wiggie" (Michelle) Tipton of Beulah, ND; three grand-daughters, Tori (Brent) Flowers, Caitlyn Johnson and her special ones, Chuck and Sophia Fithen and Sarah Johnson all of Moundsville; grandson, Dustin Huber of Beulah, ND; numerous nieces and nephews and special friends.
A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, December 22, from noon until the time of service at 1 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, with Mike Eskridge officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter at RR5, Box 210, Mounds-ville, WV 26041 or to a charity of your choice, in memory of Mary Tipton.
On line condolences may be made expressed at www.altmeyer.com.