Mrs. Evelyn (Hutchinson) Phipps of Millington, Michigan passed from our world into God’s Kingdom early Thursday afternoon November 11, 2021, at the age of 77.
Evelyn was born in Caro, Michigan on March 5, 1944, and was the daughter of the late Chester and Mildred (Vandervoort) Hutchinson. On March 21, 1964, Evelyn married Larry Phipps and together they have celebrated 57 years of marriage. Besides being a stay-at-home mom Evelyn also was a beautician and worked from time to time for salons, and out of her home. She loved being surrounded by her family, had an affinity for cats and enjoyed her flowers. She spent many years serving her Lord through various ministries in her church and in her home.
Evelyn leaves her husband Larry and two children: daughter Dana Pruitt and son Kirk Phipps. Her four grandchildren; Jared, Hannah, Isaac, and Nathan, great grandson Elijah, a sister Eileen Ransford, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Besides her parents Evelyn is also preceded in death by two sisters Gladys Dunham and Doris Letson.
The family has honored Evelyn’s request and cremation has taken place. There will be a celebration of Evelyn’s life on Wednesday November 17, 2021, at 11:00 am. The celebration will be held at the Vassar Victory Center in Vassar, Michigan. The Phipps family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday beginning at 10:00 am. Memorial gifts of remembrance can be directed to the Vassar Victory Center, envelopes will be available at the church. Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington, Michigan has been assisting the Phipps family with arrangements. You’re welcome to express condolences, share a memory, or light a candle at hanlinfuneralhome.com
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