Wilma Phipps Millirons, age 68 of Dublin, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013. She was born December 17, 1944, in Tennessee. Wilma was a member of the Goshen United Methodist Church. She also received a degree in Geriatrics & Human Services from New River Community College. She is preceded in death by her father, Silas Phipps, and her husband, Vance Millirons.
She is survived by her mother, Stella Wilder Myers; two granddaughters, Katlyn Marie Byrd and Andreana Byrd; two daughers, Connie Byrd and husband, Steve, of Pulaski, and Janet Millirons and companion Rickey Umberger of Little Creek; brothers, Thomas and Donnie Phipps of Little Creek; two sisters, Wanda Gray and husband, Denver, of Seymour, Ind., and Irene Mullins and husband, Terry, of Tazewell; stepmother, Betty Phipps of Tazewell, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Barnett Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Derick Cowan officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Millirons Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Bland County Rescue Squad or the Millirons Church Cemetery Fund.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at HYPERLINK “http://www.highlandfuneralservice.com” \t “_blank” www.highlandfuneralservice.com. Barnett Funeral Home, Wytheville, is serving the Millirons family.