Born 7-29-1932 - Died 11-5-2001
Betty Jean Phipps, 69, of Thayer, Mo. was born July 29, 1932 in Louisville, Ky., and died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001 at her home. Survivors include nine children, Walter and Stella Phipps of Thayer, John and Debbie Phipps of Baker, Oregon, Frankie and Brenda Phipps of Fort Hood, Texas, Sharon and Sunny Coffelt of Thayer, Donnie and Sharon Collins of Thayer, Chris and J. R. Curbow of Nixa, Mo., Jerry and Jenny Collins of Parma, Idaho, Glenwood and Charlet Collins of Parma, Idaho, one brother; Walter White of Thayer; one sister, Carolyne Deuser of Centan, Ind.; 12 grandchildren, Melissa, Vanessa, Rose, Fred, Jimmy, Michelle, Cheyenne, Dante, Jessica, Michelle, Doug and Ernest James; three great-grandchildren, Christopher Dustin, and C. J.; and numerous other relatives and friends, including lots of kids that loved her.She was preceded in death by her husband, James Phipps; her parents, John Clarence White and Caroline Martie (Basler) White; one sister, Bobbie Bowers; and one brother, John C. White.Services were Thursday, Nov. 8, 2001 at 2 p.m. at the Clary Chapel with Bro. Jeff Watson officiating. Burial was in the Norman Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring, Ark.Pallbearers were Jerry Collins, Frankie Phipps, Carl Hahn, Ray Dykes, Randy Henry, and Fred Deuser.