Bernice Phipps

Phipps Bernice Phipps, 70, went home to glory on Friday, June 21, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents George and Theresa Johnston, husband Robert Phipps, sister Shirley Johnston, brother Patrick Johnston and beloved grandson Brandon Youngblood and great grandson Tony Bridges, III. She leaves to cherish her memory; son, William (Pam) Lisath; daughters, Connie (Arthur) Bennett and Angelina (Jamie) Rucker; brother, George (Renee) Johnston of Denver, Colorado; sister, Mary Whitt; two nephews; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren; seven step-children; a host of step-grandchildren; great grandchildren, nieces, nephews; family and friends. Homegoing Celebration 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013 at DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long Street, where the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until time of service. Entombment Green Lawn Cemetery. To sign the online memory book, visit

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Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service
720 E Long Street Columbus, OH 43203
(614) 258-9549
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 26, 2013