September 28, 1936 ~ June 24, 2020
Born in: Glasgow, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY
Alice “Tootie” Gilpin, 83, of Austin, KY passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville, KY. A daughter of the late Nola and James Carver. Tootie was born on September 28, 1936. Tootie worked in sewing factories for 42 years and was a member of the Tracy Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking for her boys and those who visited. She loved spending time on her farm, checking the cattle and visiting with family and friends. We will miss her fun loving spirit!
She married the late Douglas Turner and is survived by three sons: Rickey Turner of Glasgow, Ronnie (Debbie) Turner of Glasgow, Terry (Wanda) Turner of Austin. Other survivors include: 3 brothers: Joe, Beatty and Donald Carver; 1 sister Mary Bell Parrish; 4 grandchildren: Brandon (Ashley) Turner, Alicia Turner, Ben (Victoria) Turner, Zack Turner; 2 sweet great grandchildren, Lily and Brooklynn Turner and several nieces and nephews. Tootie found 15 more wonderful years with her husband John Gilpin, who survives. Other survivors include 5 step-children: Cathy (Dru) Federspiel, Teresa (George) Morgan, Sherry (Jim) Ryan, Dale Gilpin, Charles “Chuck” Gilpin; 11 step-grandchildren: Todd Federspiel, Michael (Allison) Federspiel, Chris (Tammy) Morgan, Brad (Jennifer) Morgan, Tiffany (Shaun Scruggs) Held, Rachel Held, Nicole (Eric) Vanmeter, Brittany (Brad) Wellington, Jessica (Michael) Shaw, Shawn (Angie) Gilpin, Ashley Gilpin and many precious step-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and first husband, Tootie was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Wilton, Earl, Alfred Carver, 4 sisters: Jeanetta Kingrey, Beatrice Chambers, Elva Rutherford, Mildred Carver.
Due to Covid-19 distancing regulations, A private viewing will be for immediate family only. A public graveside service will be at Happy Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery at 2pm Saturday, June 27, 2020. Brother Neil Jeffries will officiate.
A.F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Gilpin. Please share your condolence with the family of Tootie Gilpin at www.crowfuneralhome.com.