Mary Jo (Tipton) Jeffries, age 75 of New Castle, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018. Daughter of the late Joseph and Eva Mae (Ogden) Tipton, she was a homemaker and attended Southeast Christian Church.
Mary Jo was preceded in death by a sister, Laura Sutton, and brothers, Charles Sharp and William Tipton.
Husband: Roland Kent “Kenny” Jeffries of New Castle
Daughter: Diana (Jeffries) Dunavan of Eminence
Sons: Steven Kent Jeffries (Renee) of New Castle
Michael Loren Jeffries (Melissa S.) of New Castle
Sister: Thelma Faye Booth (Rodney) of Milton
Brothers: Carroll Ray Tipton (Rita) of New Castle
Maurice Tipton (April) of Sellersburg
Robert Gene Tipton of Shelbyville
8 Grandchildren: Jodi Dunavan Zerbe (Richard), Connor Jeffries, Shayna Jeffries Gibson (Dallas), Nacona Jeffries, Corbin Jeffries, Whitney Jeffries, Jenna Jo Jeffries, and Isaac Thompson
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Ali’s Rae of Hope Foundation. Rae of Hope is a Pediatric Brain Cancer Foundation founded by Shane Tipton, Ms. Jeffries’ nephew, in honor and memory of his daughter, Ali, to provide financial assistance to families with a child receiving treatment for a brain tumor or brain cancer. Donations can be made by logging into alisraeofhope.org and scrolling down to the donate button, or mailed to: Ali’s Rae of Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 2181; Mt. Juliet, TN 37121-2181.
Memorial Visitation: 4-8 PM on Friday, August 17, 2018 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.