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  • Addie Mae Allen

  • Addie Mae Allen, 94, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Shangri La Care Center in Blue Springs, Mo.

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  • Addie Mae Allen, 94, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Shangri La Care Center in Blue Springs, Mo.
    Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 31, at the Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Ave., Independence. Burial will be in Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence. The family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until service time today at the chapel.
    Addie was born April 12, 1918, in Hatley, Miss., to Henry and Liddy (Nash) Tate. She had worked for a number of years as a shipping clerk for Montgomery Wards. She enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, listening to gospel music and, most of all, spending time with her family.
    She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Wallace and her husband, Lex, of Kansas City, Mo.; a son, Jim Tipton and his wife, Sherry, of Hamilton, Miss.; seven grandchildren, Chastity Mae Green, Doug Ruth, Brandon Lane Tipton, Clint Sterlin Wallace, Leanne Ritter, John Ritter and Thomas Junior Ritter; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Gabriel Tipton, in 1998; two sons, Thomas Ritter and Sonny Ritter; and a grandson, Buddy Green in 2003.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.
    Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.
     
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