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 Dororthy E “Dottie” <I>Tipton</I> Headrick

Dororthy E “Dottie” Tipton Headrick

Chandler, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 16 Feb 2013 (aged 94)
Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA
Burial Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 103785951 · View Source
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January 22, 1919 ~ January 16, 2013

Dorothy "Dottie" Headrick peacefully passed away Janury 16, 2013 in Vancouver, Washington, surrounded by her caring family. She was 93.

Born January 22, 1919 in Chandler, Oklahoma to Daniel and Blanche Tipton, she was preceded in death by her husband, Reuben; daughter, Darlene; and siblings Tippie, Alla Mae, Kathy and Luke. She is survived by a sister, Pat, of Beaverton, Oregon; and brother, Dan, of Oklahoma City, Oklahma. She is also survived by her children, Judy (Ed) Cloud of Vancouver, Washngto and Rev. Mark (Jan) Hicks of Kent, Washington; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Dottie moved to Clark County in Washington State in 1943 and served as a "Rosie the Riveter" crane operator in the Kaiser Shipyards in Portland, Oregon during World War II. She later worked as an EKG technician for Bess Kaiser Hospital in Portland, Orego until her retirement.

She loved her Savior and was a faithful member of LifePoint Church. She enjoyed singing, working in her gardens, baking her famous cinnamon rolls and making quilts for the homeless.

A memorial service took place Januay 20, 2013 at LifePoint Church (formerly known as Glad Tidings Church), 305 NE 192nd Ave., Vancouver, WA 98684, with the Revs. Mark Hicks, Tony Cloud and Todd Cloud officiating. A private graveside service took place at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, Washington.

Donations may be made in her name to LifePoint's Missions Fund in Vancouver, Washinton.

Published in The Columbian, Vancouver, WA on January 19, 2013

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  • Created by: Kay and Duane Douglass
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103785951
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dororthy E “Dottie” Tipton Headrick (22 Jan 1919–16 Feb 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103785951, citing Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Kay and Duane Douglass (contributor 47176403) .