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Wilma V. Carter-Tippit

March 7, 1933 ~ April 4, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Wilma V. Carter-Tippit - age 89 of Plattsburg, MO passed away Monday morning, April 04, 2022, at Oakridge Nursing Home in Plattsburg. Wilma was born on March 7, 1933, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Oliver Vining in Wilsey, KS. She grew up in the Topeka, KS area and graduated from high school there. On October 8, 1949, she was united in marriage to Coy Carter in Arkansas, after which they had four children.  They moved to Lathrop where she worked as an assistant activities director, 4-H leader,  grocery store clerk , cake maker, and she taught cooking, sewing, cross stitching, crocheting, and quilting.  Wilma was a member of the Plattsburg United Methodist Church. Coy preceded Wilma in death, and she later married Bill Tippit in November, 1990. She enjoyed volunteering for children with special needs, baking for neighborhood kids, and doing community service.  She had many unofficially “adopted” children and grandchildren. Wilma was a member of the United Methodist Women, the Rebekahs, and the Order of the Eastern Star. Wilma loved growing vegetables and flowers and traveling with Bill.  She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. 


Wilma was preceded in death by her husbands, Coy Carter and Bill Tippit; sons, Jon Carter and Coy Michael Carter; grandchild, Geoffrey Carter; and 12 siblings.  She is survived by her children, Robin Browne (John) of Pleasant Hill, MO, Tim Carter of Lake of the Ozarks, Heather Carter (daughter-in-law) of Gladstone, MO, and Debbie Carter (daughter-in-law) of Harrisonville, MO; grandchildren, Lindsey, Sarah, Julia, Todd, Curtis, and Erin; several great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, nieces, nephews, cousins, other extended family members, and friends. 

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Plattsburg Senior Center or the Plattsburg Food Pantry in care of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Stith Funeral Home in Lathrop. The family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services at Lathrop Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Lathrop. (816) 740-4658.
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Services

Visitation
Saturday
April 9, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stith Funeral Home-Lathrop
901 Clinton St
Lathrop, MO 64465

Funeral Service
Saturday
April 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Stith Funeral Home-Lathrop
901 Clinton St
Lathrop, MO 64465

Burial

Lathrop Cemetery
Between Oak and Clinton Streets
Lathrop, MO 64465

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