ALICE - Kenneth Rex Tipps of Tallahassee, Fla., passed away on August 2, 2007. He was born on June 24, 1954 in Alice, Texas, to D. C. (Curly) and Helen Tipps and grew up and attended schools in Alice.

Kenny moved to Tallahassee 19 years ago to join the staff of a Christian boys home. He later owned a construction business and in 2002, he obtained his mortgage broker's license and was self-employed until the time of his death. He was preceded in death by his parents; and by two nephews, Jason Lamar Bowden and Preston Wayne Tipps.

Kenny is survived by family who loved him dearly; his brothers, Jim (Susie) Tipps of Orange Grove, Texas, and Steven (Laurie) Tipps of Sandia, Texas; sisters, Judy (Steve) Costley and Carole (Lamar) Bowden, both of Alice, Texas, and his many nieces and nephews. He will be missed by all his family and his many friends.

A memorial service will be held at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel in Alice, Texas, at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 13, 2007.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to your favorite children's home

Arrangements entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, Inc.

-Paid Obituary