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Sandra Duncan Phipps, 75, of Dalton, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Ellicott City, Md.
Sandy worked as a flight attendant for United Airlines in 1963 and also briefly in real estate. Her true passion was teaching. She worked as a middle school social studies teacher in Mount Laurel, N.J. On Sundays during football season, she could be found wearing black and gold while supporting her Pittsburgh Steelers. She was a member of Mineral Springs United Methodist Church.
She was a devoted wife to Allen, loving mother of five sons and grandmother of 10 grandchildren, and doting caretaker of her "furbabies," April and Indy.
She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Lawrence and Dawn Duncan, Brian and Melissa Duncan, Stephen and Kimberly Duncan, Kelly and Julie Phipps, and Ken Phipps; grandchildren, Erin, Jesse, Savannah, Joey, Drew, Katie, Hannah, Tommy, James and Brooke.
Memorial services to celebrate the life of Sandra Duncan Phipps are Saturday at 2 p.m. from Mineral Springs United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gordon Delashmitt officiating.
The family will receive friends at Mineral Springs United Methodist Church from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Parking may be limited at the church. Please be prepared for assistance and direction upon arrival.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Sandy Phipps may be made to Mineral Springs United Methodist Church/Dalton Serenity Club, c/o Cheryl Phipps, 1678 Thomas Road N.W., Dalton, GA 30721. Online condolences may be offered at www.jjonesfuneralhome.com.
Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth is in charge of arrangements.
Published on July 7, 2017
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