Sherry Solesby Tipton, 52, of Mills River went home to be with our Lord and departed family on July 20, 2011. A daughter of the late James Burgin and Orma Parker Solesby, she was a private caregiver for eighteen years, and assistant deli manager at the Fresh Market in Hendersonville. Always putting others first is how she will be remembered. Her laugh and smile brightened up anybodyís day. She loved flowers and the outdoors.
Survivors include two sons, Johnathan L. Tipton and fiancÈ Joy Summey of Saluda, Kevin D. Tipton and his wife Sussie of Hendersonville; two grandchildren, Cierra and Markie; two brothers, Kermit Solesby of Asheville, Paul Solesby and his wife Bonnie of Charlotte; a sister Ginger Noland and her husband Mike of Concord; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 am Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church on Brickyard Drive in Asheville. Pastor Eugene Dodd will lead the service. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 am prior to the service in the church.