Patsy A. Tipton, 81, of Chattanooga died Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at her daughter's home in Scottsdale, Ariz.A resident of Chattanooga since 2004. Mrs. Tipton attended Woodland Park Baptist Church where she was a member of Agape Sunday School Class. She was preceded in death in 2010 by her husband of 60 years, Robert D. Tipton.Survivors are her daughters, Patricia Welch, Davenport, Iowa, Wendy Tipton, Chattanooga and Linda Hakim, Scottsdale, Ariz.; four sons, Michael Tipton, Valparaiso, Ind., Rev. David Tipton and Samuel Tipton, both of Hobart, Ind., and John Tipton, Chicago, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.Services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. David Tipton officiating.Burial will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.The family will receive friends Monday from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.