Faye Eileen Tippets, 53, passed away Thursday December 19, 2013. She was born April 9, 1960 to Gene W. Tippets and Vera Mae Atkinson in Ogden, Utah. Faye graduated from the Canyon View School in Ogden, Utah.
Faye had a ready smile, and would greet everyone with a handshake. Everyone around her couldn’t help but smile. She had a special love for children, and especially enjoyed holding her newborn niece and nephews; and playing games, puzzles and reading to them as they grew. She enjoyed spending time with family. Faye was active at the resident care homes she lived in, helping to care for others, and had a job working in the various workshops. Faye was also very active in the Special Olympics, winning many awards.
Faye is survived by brother, Dale Tippets, Monroe, Washington; Roy Tippets, Ogden, Utah; Brent (Katie) Tippets, Roy, Utah; a sister, LuAnne (Mark) Huntington, Layton, Utah; niece Erin Tippets, nephew; Morgan Tippets, Nick, Logan, Ben and Caleb Huntington.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gene W. Tippets, her mother Vera Tippets and a brother, Larry Tippets.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah. A viewing will be held on Thursday, December 26, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the mortuary and on Friday from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. prior to the services.
Interment will be at the Ogden City Cemetery.
Date: Thursday, December 26, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Friday, December 27, 2013
Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm