Judy and husband Ronnie have lived in Cherokee County, NC most of their lives. They have three sons (Anthony, Jason and Bryan) and five grandchildren all living in the Murphy area.
Before retiring in 2010. Judy was blessed to be a stay-at-home mom and then began working for twenty years as a secretary for state government.
The Tipton’s were members of Farner Presbyterian in Farner, TN for more than thirty years. In July, 2010 they joined Murphy Presbyterian Church. As a member of the Ladies Group Judy serves as secretary and is responsible for sending birthday cards to members of the congregation. For her it has been a great joy to grow in the Lord through Sunday School, worship service, Bible studies and serving in church.