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Sherry Ann Phipps Feb. 24, 1944 - March 22, 2019

Sherry Ann Phipps, 75, of LaFontaine went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 22, 2019. She was born on Feb. 24, 1944, in Marion. She was the daughter of Delbert and Jacqueline (Caldwell) Nichols. She married Duane Phipps on Oct. 23, 1971.

Sherry graduated from Oak Hill High School in 1962. She attended some classes at Ball State University and graduated from the Marion School of Practical Nursing. She worked in the OB and the cardiac unit at Marion General Hospital for several years.

Surviving relatives include her husband, Duane Phipps of LaFontaine; one son, Gail Phipps (Sarah) of LaFontaine; three sisters, Janenne Stuber of Chesterton; Rene Trabits (George) of Wasilla, Alaska; Deborah Rife (David) of Marion; three grandchildren, Markayla Phipps of Vincennes; Grainger and Jonah Phipps of LaFontaine; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Gail and Clara Nichols; Lester and Mary Caldwell; one sister, Emily Jane Nichols; one brother-in-law, Larry Stuber.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Grant County Community Foundation 4-H Fund or Mount Olive United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Mount Olive United Methodist Church, 2015 County Road 300 W., Marion, Indiana. Burial will be at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Mount Olive United Methodist Church. Visit www.mccombandsons.com to sign the online guest book.