The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

April 7, 2013

Herman C. Phipps


The Joplin Globe

JASPER, Mo. — Herman Cecil Phipps, age 67, of Jasper, Mo., passed away April 5, 2013.

He was born Dec. 15, 1945, in Reeds, Mo., to Harry and Lona (Dunkle) Phipps. He was retired from Americold Underground in 2007.

Herman was united in marriage to Judy Lane on July 25, 1965. She survives. Other survivors include one son, Herman Eugene Phipps, of Jasper; three daughters, Peggy Garrison and husband, James and Robin Jeffries both, of Jasper, Becky Hull and husband, Fred, of Reeds, Mo.; three sisters, Nellie Cline, of Joplin, Mo., Sadie Franklin and Laura Ratliff both, of Carthage, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, David Phipps and Joe Phipps.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Greenlawn Cemetery, Jasper, Mo. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 9, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Weng Funeral Chapel, Jasper.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Weng Funeral Chapel, Jasper, Mo.

Online condolences may be made at

wengfuneralchapel.com.