Christine Briscoe Tipton, 84, died Sept. 8, 2013, at Masonic Home of Shelbyville.
She was a member of Shelbyville First Baptist Church, where she attended the Hannah Sunday School class and was active in the Mary Sampson WMU group and the Young at Heart. She was also a member of Shelby County Homemakers Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Collie and Mary L. Briscoe; and her husband of 59 years, J.C. Tipton. She is survived by her sons, Mike Tipton (Ann) and Rodney Tipton (Janet) of Shelbyville; daughter, Teresa Rockett (Ron) of Acworth, Ga.; grandchildren, Scott Tipton, Lindsey Rockett, and Lauren Rockett; and brother, Curtis Briscoe of Lawrenceburg.
Visitation will be held Sept. 13 at Shannon Funeral Home beginning at 11 a.m. and the funeral will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will be at the Grove Hill Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Shelbyville First Baptist Church Building Fund (Complete the Journey).