Ruby Lois Phipps

February 24, 1931August 25, 2018

PHIPPS, Ruby Lois, 87, of Seffner, passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018. She loved gardening, cooking and canning. Ruby raised chickens that she called her children. She could often be seen on her porch on neighborhood watch. Ruby was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, aunt and friend and will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, Lee Phipps, and is survived by her children, Treva Nickerson (Bobby), Shirley Ann Phipps, Lee Roy Phipps, Fredrick Wayne Phipps, Dennis James Phipps, Thomas Earl Phipps, and Linda Phipps; grandchildren, Juleen Sue, Cheri and Richard Lee; great-grandchild, Courtney; great-great-grandchildren, Abagail, Joshua and Janice; and many nieces, nephews and friends. A funeral service will be on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 11 am, at Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon with family to accept friends at 10 am one hour prior to service.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Ruby Lois Phipps

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Elizabeth Kennedy

August 28, 2018

We will keep the family of Mrs. Ruby in our prayers. May you have peace and comfort during this time of loss. Love, your friends from North Carolina. The Kennedy's.

julie adkins

August 28, 2018

my grandma was always a loving caring woman who will always be missed greatly

Helen White

August 27, 2018

Ms Ruby was known for her chicken & dumplings . Always from scratch & the best ever . She was always straightforward with everyone. She will surely be missed but she is at peace . God bless Ms Ruby & her family ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Sharon Mobley

August 27, 2018

Momma Ruby was a wonderful woman. We had the pleasure of knowing for 25 years. She is now with Aunt Lois. She will be dearly missed.