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January 3, 2014

Betty J. Phipps Midkiff

84; Jeffersonville

— A memorial service for Betty J. Phipps Midkiff, 84, Jeffersonville, formerly of Riverview, Fla., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Parkway Southern Baptist Church, 2508 Corydon Pike, New Albany. She died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013.

 She was a very active member in the community where she lived for more than 40 years. She served in various civic organizations and was a co-founder of the Concerned Citizens of Gibsonton, Fla. She was born Feb. 16, 1929 in Jeffersonville to the late Granville I. Sr. and Alberta L. Norman Phipps.

She is survived by her daughter, Vicky Sue Dunn; foster daughter, Tiffany Stratton; sister, Margaret “Vicky” Newby; grandchildren, John “Buddy” Dunn and his wife, Tonya, and Tony Dunn and his wife, Shelly, and Kelly Dunn; great-grandchildren, Gage Dunn, Brant Dunn, and Kennedy Smith; great-great-grandson, Carson Porter; and many friends in the Tampa area that she dearly loved and missed. 

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her siblings, Harry R. Phipps, Granville I. Phipps, Jr., and Helen L. Warman. 

Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany, was entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Foundation.

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