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 Elizabeth Ann <I>Field</I> Tipton

Elizabeth Ann Field Tipton

Kensington, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Death 13 Feb 2013 (aged 82)
Chesapeake Beach, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row D, Lot 8, Site 4
Memorial ID 107627629 · View Source
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- George Kenelm Field
- Rhona Batstone Field

Married Wellstood White Tipton on July 2, 1955 in Rockville, Montgomery Co., MD.

- Rhona Tipton Leffler
- Sarah Tipton Thompson
- Lynn Tipton
- Charles Tipton
- Wellstood Tipton, Jr.

Became a U.S. citizen on April 30 1971, naturalized in Rockville, MD.

The Gazette - February 20, 2013

Elizabeth Ann Tipton, 82, formerly of Kensington, died Feb. 13, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

Born Jan. 4, 1931, in London to George Kenelm and Rhona Field, she was predeceased by her husband, Wellstood White "Tip" Tipton, in 1955.

Most recently a resident of The Willows in Chesapeake Beach, she moved to the United States at age 21. She first worked for Covington & Burling LLP and later for the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, from which she retired as a branch chief in 1995.

She is survived by her children, Rhona L. Leffler and husband, Charles, of Brookeville, Sarah J. Thompson and husband, Joseph, of Frederick, Lynn M. Tipton of Shady Side, Charles K. Tipton of Chesapeake Beach and Wellstood W. Tipton Jr. of Hagerstown; and six grandchildren.

A celebration of life will take place at 4 p.m. Feb. 22 at Rausch Funeral Home, PA, in Owings. A life celebration service also willo be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 20100 Fisher Ave., Poolesville.

Memorial contributions may go to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 6 Herndon Ave., Annapolis, Md. 21403, or the Humane Society, PO Box 3505, Prince Frederick, Md. 20678.

Death Notice

Elizabeth Ann Tipton, 82, of The Willows in Chesapeake Beach passed away February 13, 2013 at Washington Hospital Center. She was born January 4, 1931 in London, England to George Kenelm and Rhona Field.

Ann was raised in Kensington, England until moving to the United States on the Queen Elizabeth when she was 21. She lived in Washington, D.C. and was employed by Covington & Burling law firm, where she met her future husband, Wellstood White "Tip" Tipton. She and Tip were married on July 2, 1954 and they made their home in Kensington, MD, where they raised their family.

Ann was a court reporter during the Watergate case and was later employed at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, retiring in 1995 as a Branch Chief.

Ann and Tip owned a home in the Willows where they would spend their summers and then moved there permanently upon retirement. Ann loved knitting, playing bridge and traveling with her family. She was an animal lover and she was especially fond of her pets.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband Tip in 1999.

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