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LAWRENCE KEITH PHIPPS
Lawrence Keith Phipps, 89, of Lowell died December 14th, 2019 in Lowell, AR. He was born June 1st, 1930 in Elkins, AR, the son of Lawrence Riley Phipps and Daisy Harrelson. He worked as a tool & die maker for Danaher until he retired. Lawrence was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served his country with honor during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the local VFW.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Lois M. Phipps, his father and mother, his three brothers Norman Phipps, Calvin Phipps and Robert Phipps, his sister Inez Hutchinson, and two sons Keith Carl Phipps, and Lawrence Phipps Jr.
Lawrence is survived by his brother Leslie Phipps of Springdale, AR, his daughter Delores and husband Willie Villines of Lowell, AR; two sons Wayne and wife June Phipps of Fayetteville, AR and Keith Eugene and wife Chrissy Phipps of Lowell, AR; seven grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. Thursday, December 19th, 2019 at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home Chapel. The Funeral service will be held 1:00 P.M. on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Mt Salem Cemetery in Elkins, AR. To sign the online guest book please visit www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.
A candle was lit in memory of LAWRENCE PHIPPS
Christy Phipps Dec 19 2019 12:00 AM
Whenever I saw my uncle Lawrence from behind he always reminded me of a Silverback Gorilla with the overalls and how he would lean over as he walks. And one day I called him my silverback gorilla and he would just shake his head from side to side. We would kid around about if the time ever came and I needed anyone I would look for my silverback gorilla to be my rock to lean on. Uncle Lawrence you will always be missed and I will always love you. Your niece Angela Denney.
Angela Denney Dec 17 2019 12:00 AM