Obituary: Karen Tipton Hanson


Karen Tipton Hanson, 64, of Joppa, Alabama passed away Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. She was born Feb. 27, 1956 in Arab, Alabama to Conrad and Sue Henderson Tipton.

Karen was a cosmetologist for 42 years and she owned and operated her own salon for many of those years. When Mrs. Hanson was not in the salon, she could be found in her garden. She enjoyed working in her yard and loved the beauty of flowers and plants. Karen was a member of Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church in Holly Pond. Mrs. Hanson was an active member in her church, and she enjoyed the preaching of God’s word, as well as the fellowship of her church family, at Pleasant View.

Mrs. Hanson is preceded in death by her parents Conrad and Sue Tipton as well as a brother Ricky Tipton.

She is survived by her husband Don Hanson; son Brady Hanson and his wife Reinah; daughter Brandy Coppett and her husband Justin; brothers Keith Tipton, Chris Tipton and his wife Cheryl; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Karen will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020 at Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery. Chris Tipton, Cody Tipton, Connor Tipton, Brady Hanson, Cash Hanson, and Zander Hanson will serve as pallbearers. Friends may visit with the family Sunday, at the church, from noon until services begin at 2 p.m.

Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hanson family.