Elaine Gwendolyn (nee Fredrick) Tipton went peacefully to be reunited with her beloved Tom on September 22, 2021 after a brief illness at Otterbein Middletown Small Homes. Elaine was born on December 1, 1926, to Edwin and Dorothea “Dolly” Fredrick, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Parsons, grandchildren, Kristen Bair, Michael Scott Bair, and John Bair, great-grandchildren, Meghan Bair and Logan Bair, sisters-in-law, Phyllis Donahoe (nee Tipton) and Charlotte Tipton, special cousins, Rick (Kristina) Groth, Colin Groth, Whitney (Ben) Jones and Oliver and Stella Jones. Patty (Conrad Kniepp) Bandy and Heath (Cheyenne Krieger) Bandy and special nephew, Kevin (Jan) Donahoe, in addition to many other extended family, relatives and 27 years of Glen Este students, her “adopted children”. She was preceded in death by her parents, the love of her life, Warren “Tom” Tipton, sister-in-law, Doris (nee Tipton) Fults, brothers-in-law, Clyde Tipton, Jeremy Tipton and Raymond Donahoe, grandson, Daniel Bair and great-grandson, Jacob Bair. Elain graduated from Withrow High School in 1944, then attended Ohio Wesleyan University as a Home Economics major and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority for one year before marrying her beloved Tom, on August 4, 1945. She was a proud Girl Scout leader, member of the Madeira Women s Club and the Chapter Division of Ohio PED. She loved to knit, craft, and donate through the Sycamore Senior Center and Children’s Hospital. She also volunteered at the Otterbein Creative Arts Center and The Shaker Cellar. She especially loved all things Glen Este, where Tom was principal for 27 years and they were affectionately known as “Mr. and Mrs. Glen Este”. She also loved watching her Reds, Bearcats, and Bengals and yelling at the TV. The visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 28th from 9:30AM until the time of the funeral service 10:30AM at Otterbein Lebanon, in the Chapel, 585 N. St. Rt. 741, Lebanon, OH (45036). Interment will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery.