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Mary Kathleen Gipson (Kathy), age 62, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. She was born April 19, 1957 in Eureka, CA.

Kathy was a longtime resident of Walton County.  She loved sewing, woodworking, knitting, computer games, kayaking on the river, and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her father James Reddick and brothers Jimmy Reddick and David Reddick and sister Diana.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 37 years Tommie Gipson of DeFuniak Springs, FL, son Timothy Putz and wife Angela of DeFuniak Springs, FL, son William Perry Fannin and wife Sammy of Freeport, FL, daughter Justinn Kurtz and husband Cory of Freeport, FL, son Marc Gipson and husband Leo of Freeport, FL, mother Patricia Blue of Orlando, FL, sister Jamie Hitchcock and husband Clayton of Surprise, AZ, sister Patsy O’Neill and husband Kevin of Orlando, FL, sister Teresa Ayers and husband Mark of Orlando, FL, sister Lori Heichel and husband Bill of Orlando, FL, brother Donald Reddick of Nevada, sister Trish Bateman of Mobile, AL, grandchildren Taylor Fannin, Kacey Fannin, Caitlynn Fannin, Ryan Fannin, Angel Kurtz, Abigail Kurtz, Captain James T. Kurtz, and Cadie Kurtz along with numerous nieces and nephews.

 She was a constant, loving presence in the lives of her in-laws, Tom Gipson and wife Marsha, Barbara Braswell, Terri Murphy, Tony Gipson, Tammy Clark, Tonja Bowden, Tracy Huntington, Tabatha Gipson, and Danny Brackin.

She is also survived by her beloved pets Max and Tank.

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