Ethel Phipps age 98, of rural Wapakoneta passed away 6:52 a.m., Friday August 11, 2017 at her residence. She was born April 14, 1919 in Pineville, KY to the late Bob and Emma Hoskins Baker. She married Boyd Lee Phipps Oct. 19, 1942 and he preceded her in death July 7, 1994.
Ethel had worked for DWG Pakaging and enjoyed gardening, canning and fishing.
Survivors include a son: Bob (Tonita) Phipps of Celina, a daughter: Lois (Ronnie) Farley, 5 grandchildren: Dorinda (Mike) Schmerge, Greg Phipps, Jeff Phipps, Harold (Deb) Farley and Vanessa (Dan) Lee, 13 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren and a brother Harold Baker of Pineville, KY.
She was preceded in death by 7 brothers and 2 sisters.
The family will recieve friends Monday, August 14 from 3-6 p.m at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15 at Lima Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Brock officiating. Burial will follow in Buckland Cemetery.
Memorial contribtuions may be given to the church
Date: Monday, August 14, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm