Emma "Tippy" (Lawson) Lantrip

May 1, 1922 ~ April 24, 2020 (age 97)


A private funeral service will be held at Crestview Memorial Gardens, for Emma Jean Lantrip, “Tippy”, 97, of Leeds. Tippy passed away Friday evening, April 24, 2020, at her residence.  

Her family will have a public memorial service at a later date.

Ms. Lantrip was a member of the Ashville Road Church of Christ in Leeds. She was a faithful Christian. Everyone who met her experienced her great love for God.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Lantrip; her mother and father; two sisters; and four brothers. 

Survivors include three daughters; and two loving sons-in-law; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her. 

In lieu of flowers, Tippy’s wishes were that contributions be made to Child Haven, Rainbow Omega, or Agape.

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