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Damon Phipps

James Damon Phipps, 88, of Signal Mountain died Monday, April 4, 2011 at his home.

He served in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II. He was employed by Chattanooga Glass and Bottling Company for 26 years and was deputy sheriff under several different Sequatchie County Sheriffs. He was a member of Bethel Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Hall Phipps; parents, Clarence and Hallie Campbell Phipps; sisters, Rosa Lee Phipps and Eva Meeks; and brother, Sam Phipps.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lee Mosley Phipps; sons, Damon Larry Phipps and James Marlon (LeAnn) Phipps; daughters, Janice (Stewart) Pickett, Charlotte (Jamie) Stewart and Debbie (Richard) Worley, all of Signal Mountain; stepson, Howie (Donna) Ewton of Dunlap; stepdaughter, Dawn Clark of Crossville; grandchildren, Damon Larry Phipps Jr., Ashley Phipps, Chris Mallard, Allison Pickett Blevins, Brandon Pickett, Brent Pickett, Shawn Stewart, Kimberley Worley Deakins, Jenny Worley Scott, Jeremy Worley, Eric Marlon Phipps and Megan Phipps; step-grandchildren, Tabetha Ewton, Danielle Ewton Shoemate, Daniel Ewton III, Tara Clark Oakes and Miranda Bond; 20 great-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 6 in the funeral home chapel with Ministers Freddie Clayton and Ray Wenton officiating.

Burial was in Hall Cemetery.

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Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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