Kinney Ray Tipping

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Kinney Ray Tipping, 93, passed away September 9, 2021 at her home in Hughes Springs, Texas.  She was born on March 6, 1928 to Pete and Alma Watson and grew up in Fulbright, Texas.  After completing a degree from Paris Jr. College, she moved to Dallas, living at the YWMA and working for the City of Dallas.  Soon after, she met Charley Tipping and they married, moving to Hughes Springs, TX where roots were put down, making it their life-long home and community.  Kinney's life, simply put, was about faith, family and friends.  She and Charley loved and supported their community, spending time with friends on Lake O’ the Pines, pulling their camper around the country and enjoying their children, grandchildren and the great-grands.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Charley; and their son, Jerry.  She survived by her daughter, Teresa (Fred) McCain Goodview, VA; a daughter-in-law, Angie Tipping of Bardstown, Ky; grandchildren, Lauren (Justin) Earley of Richmond, VA, Stephen (Sarah) McCain of Round Hill, VA, Jarrod Tipping, Jillian (Darren) Tipping-Rogers, and Greg (Melinda) Mooneyhan all of Bardstown, KY;  eight great-grandchildren, Whit, Asher, Coulter and Shep Earley, Tucker and Charlie McCain, Ezekiel and LillyBelle Rodgers. 

A special thank you to Kinney’s church family, friends, neighbors and HeartsWay Hospice of Northeast Texas for your incredible support.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs. Burial will follow at the Hughes Springs Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs. There will be a time of visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and lasting until service time. 

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  1. Kinney was always so nice to me. She was such a wonderful person. Rest in Peace. Thoughts and Prayers to the families

  2. Teresa we are so sorry. We are thinking of you and are here for you. You had a great Mom. Glad you were able to be there with her and for. We love you.
    Rob and Donna

  3. I am so sorry to hear Kinney passed away. I am glad I came and visited both of you a few weeks ago. I did not know her service was yesterday, or I would have been there.

  4. So sorry to hear of Kinney's passing. She was always such a warm and friendly person. Whenever we brought our children to visit their Grandma Lois, Kinney was like a second Grandma to the girls. Best wishes to Teresa and her extended family. -Barry, Jennifer, Molly, Margot, and Fiona.

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