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Brenda Sue Phipps Rucker

May 22, 2021


Brenda Sue Phipps Rucker, 65

Brenda Sue Phipps Rucker, 65 of McDermott died Saturday, May 22, 2021, at SOMC Hospice surrounded by loved ones.  She was born January 12, 1956 in Portsmouth to the late William and Elizabeth Sparks Phipps.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by 6 brothers; Robert, Phil, Larry, Nicholas, Danny, and David Phipps, and 3 sisters; Loretta Phipps, Reba Marcum, and Louise Marcum.

Brenda was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, cooking, anything tie-dye, and spending time with her Facebook friends. She was feisty and loved Fried Chicken Fridays because that meant spending time with her family. Her sense of humor was so unique and will definitely be missed, she knew just how cool she was. Her grandkids and great-grandkids meant more to her than anything, they were her best friends. 

Brenda is survived by 4 daughters; Jaimie (Alvin Breech) Personett, Shawna (Jeff) Coleman, Mandie (Brian) Yerardi, and Krista (Anthony) Eichenlaub, 9 grandchildren; Jacob, Tyler, Kylein, Makena, Katie, Keirah, Eli, Tallan, and Maygen, 4 great-grandchildren; Braylin, Brylee, Dante, and Brinsly, 3 brothers; Dallas Phipps, Roger Phipps, and Roy Phipps, and a sister, Bonnie Myers, along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 12:00 PM Thursday, May 27, 2021, at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Matt Phipps officiating and laid to rest in Big Run Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.  Condolences may be sent to

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May 26, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Roger W. Davis Funeral Home
1310 3rd St
West Portsmouth, OH 45663

Funeral Service
May 27, 2021

12:00 PM
Roger W. Davis Funeral Home
1310 3rd St
West Portsmouth, OH 45663

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