Mary L. Tipps, 74, of Springfield, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 2, 1944, to Elwood and Ida Mae (Harner) Durbin. She married Henry Tipps on July 3, 1976, in Springfield. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Iris A. Davis, Billy Durbin, and Delores Eggers.
Mary retired from Johnson Controls. She was a member of VFW Post 10302 Ladies Auxiliary. She loved flowers and watching TV.
She is survived by her husband, Henry; children, Michelle (Tom) Streder and Kenneth (Sharon) Moorman; grandchildren, Destyn, Shayne, Thomas, Joseph, and Lauren; sister-in-law, Marie Durbin; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home in Springfield, with Pastor Mark Gifford officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society