Mary Ann Allen Tipton age 70 of Winder, Georgia passed away October 9, 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Bessie Mae Allen. She is survived by husband Robert Tipton, Jr.; daughter, Denise King of Lawrenceville, GA; son, Allen Wood of Lawrenceville, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Tina Noell of Buford, GA; step-children, Janice, Bobby, and Dawn Tipton; three sisters, Evelyn Teaver of Snellville, GA, Betty and Frank Dryer of Millen, GA, Millie Haehnlein of Norcross, GA; ten grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary Ann was born January 5, 1940 in Homer, Georgia to Robert and Bessie May Allen. She was a member of the first graduating class of Habersham High School in 1958. Mary Ann worked for 30 plus years at Crawford and Company. A funeral service to celebrate the life of Mary Ann Tipton will be held Monday, October 11, 2010 at 2:00 PM Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with the Dr. Jeff Gongwer officiating. Interment Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday, from 12:00PM to 9:00PM. Flowers are accepted but those desiring may make donations to The American Cancer Society 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway Suite 260 Duluth, Georgia 30097. Condolences may be sent or viewed at . Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411.