Nettie Tippy W. Weber, wife of Dr. Jaroy Weber, was called home to Heaven on September 10, 2012. She was born in Monroeville, Al, on June 21, 1919. Tippy served in ministry, along side her husband, for over 40 years at North Orange Baptist Church of Orange, Tx; First Baptist Church of West Monroe, La; First Baptist Church of Beaumont, Tx; Dauphin Way Baptist Church of Mobile, Al; First Baptist Church of Lubbock, Tx.; as well as wife of the president of the Southern Baptist Convention. She felt that her calling as a pastor's wife was as strong as Jaroy's calling to pastor, and lived her life to fulfill that call. Wherever there was church services to be done, Tippy was there. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Jaroy Weber; sons, Jaroy Weber, Jr. and John William Weber; parents; and siblings. Surviving her is daughter, Nettie E. Weber; grandchildren, Suzanne Wynn, Kathyryn Dentry, Truett Weber, Jeannie Weber- Castaneda; and a host of friends and family. We will miss her, but celebrate her reunion and homecoming! We will see you again Tippy! Her life will be honored in Dallas, Tx. The graveside service will be Monday, September 17, at 3:00 p.m., at Restland Cemetery. The celebration service will be Tuesday, September 18, 1:00 p.m., at Prestonwood Baptist Church. A time of greeting will be held immediately following the service. A memorial service will be held at Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile, Al, on a date to be arranged. Memorials may be made to Prestonwood Baptist Church, 6801 W. Park Blvd., Plano, Tx 75093 or Dauphin Way Baptist Music Ministry, 3661 Dauphin St., Mobile, Al 36608.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Sept. 16, 2012