Shirley Lavonne Phipps, 76, of Witter, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, at Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville. 

She was born May 8, 1946, in Siloam Springs, Ark., to Fred Reading and Eula Philpott Reading.

She worked for Tyson Foods for 27 years. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alec Z. Phipps.

Survivors include one son, Elvis Phipps of Witter.

Graveside services were held Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville.