Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Ruby Faye Phipps, 83, of Verona passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Aurora.

            She was born to Ellis and Tillie Edwards Shumaker on August 24, 1937 in Verona, MO.  She was a retired cook for the Verona schools for over 30 years.

            Survivors include two sons, Randy Phipps of Mountain Home, AR. and Rick Phipps and wife, Carol of Aurora, MO.; one daughter, Sheryl Weldy and husband, Steve of Verona, MO.; one brother, Gene Shumaker of Fairland, OK.; one sister, Barbara Samuels of Verona, MO.; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl; one son, Mike Phipps; two sisters, Lora Mae Lawson and her baby sister.

            Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 6 at 10:30 a.m. at the Spring River Cemetery in Verona under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

            Family and friends may view and sign the register book Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital in care of the funeral home.