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Norma Bassett Tipton
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Norma Bassett Tipton, 88, widow of Eugene H. "Tip" Tipton, passed away October 20, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born August 20, 1929 in Grant County, Kentucky to the late Denver and Veleria Watson Bassett.

Norma owned Sam's Restaurant on U.S. 25 for many years. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church, and the Adult Senior Sunday School Class. She was a graduate of Sadieville High School and attended Georgetown College.

She is survived by her children, Rod (Julie) Tipton of Huntersville, North Carolina, Kevin (Cindy) Tipton of Georgetown, and Kim (Don) Turner of Georgetown; grandchildren, Leah Woodall, Kristin Byrne, Brandon Tipton, Chi-lee Tipton, Nicholas Tipton, Nathan Tipton, and Allison Tipton; and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services are 1pm Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Fox officiating. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery with members of Faith Baptist Church as pallbearers. Visiting hours are 5-8pm Monday, October 23, 2017 at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324





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Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

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Georgetown Cemetery

710 S. Broadway
Georgetown, KY 40324


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