Vickie L. Phipps

Published 4:00 pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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SEDLEY – Vickie Lee Phipps, 63, passed away Oct. 26, 2021 in her home. Born in Franklin on May 23, 1958, she was a daughter of the late Bennett Lee Edwards Jr. and Bernice Vick Edwards.

Vickie was a 1976 graduate of Southampton High S

Vickie L. Phipps

chool. She received her undergraduate degree from Norfolk State College and her master’s degree from University of Phoenix. Vickie was a retired special education teacher in the Southampton County Public School system.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Ernest Dale Phipps; two daughters, Tina Clark (Jeff) and Kelly Holemon (James); three sons, Kevin Story (Heather), Mitch Phipps (Megan) and Brandon Phipps (Courtney); two sisters, Dale Edwards Holt (Ricky) and Brenda Edwards Flowers (William “Tal” Murphy); a brother, James Kenneth “Kenny” Edwards (Marsha); and 10 grandchildren, Darrien, Leah, Christian, Corey, Miranda, Jacee, Kayle, Jade, James III and Carley.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. David Henson and Mr. James Holemon Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.