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Lillian “Mickey” Zimmerman Masters

November 22, 1934 — March 1, 2023

Lillian “Mickey” Zimmerman Masters, 88 of Tipton died Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at her home. She was born in Brazil, Indiana on November 22, 1934 to Richard Carl and Hila (Jones) Zimmerman. She married Rev. Jack R. Masters on December 18, 1955. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2020. Mickey enjoyed being the wife of a minister as they were able to reside in several locations including Williamsburg, OH; Eaton, OH; LaGrange, IN; Ft. Branch, IN and eventually in Tipton.

Mickey was a school teacher, volunteer and a homemaker. She was a graduate of Indiana State University and a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Tipton where she was instrumental in many church activities. She enjoyed genealogy, playing the piano, singing, sewing, playing tennis, yard work and of course she dearly loved her pets. In her role as a volunteer she served on the Tipton County Solid Waste board and was an active member of the Tri-Kappa sorority.

Survivors include her children, J. Timothy Masters of Granger, IN and Christiana Masters Browder of Shelbyville, IN, and a son-in-law Bill Greenwood of Sylva, NC. She has three grandchildren, Casey E. Browder of New York, Austin Masters (Amy) of Granger and Kaitlin Pormen (Alec) of Fishers. Great grandchildren include Ellis Masters and Sage Pormen.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jack, a daughter Deborah L. Masters Greenwood and a daughter-in-law Rhonda Masters.

A memorial celebration will take place Saturday June 17, 2023 at 2:00P.M. at the First Presbyterian Church in Tipton. Pastor Phil Votaw will preside. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home is honored to assist the Master’s family with arrangements.

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