Tommy Thompson Phipps
Submitted by Edgar on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 6:00am
Tommy Thompson Phipps, 87, finished her earthly journey and is with Jesus her Lord and Savior. She passed away Friday, April 25, 2014. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014 in Greenwood Chapel, Fort Worth. Interment will be at Greenwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers she requests everyone do an act of kindness in her honor. Tommy was born Nov. 3, 1926. She was the Daughter of Mr. O.M. “Shorty” Thompson and Mrs. Bessie Crouch Thompson. She is the widow of J.B. Phipps, a marriage that lasted 66 years. Mrs. Phipps graduated from Cleburne High School, Brantley Draughn Business College and Texas Wesleyan University. She was President Law Sone’s secretary at TWC, taught at Polytechnic High School, and was a counselor at Lakewood High School in Colorado. After 38 years in education, she and her husband retired to the Morning Dove Ranch in Kopperl. Tommy was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, James Phipps. Survivors include a daughter, Judy Tremonti and husband, Joe; grandchildren, Laurie Vass, Matthew Cullum and Aaron Cullum; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
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