BiographyHubert Wayne Shipp, age 61, of Texarkana, Arkansas, died Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at his home. He was born October 27, 1951, in Texarkana, Arkansas and was retired from the City of Texarkana. Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Tammi Shipp of Texarkana,and Kelly and Bobby Wells of Bivens, Texas, three sons, Franklin Shipp and Benjamin Shipp of Bryant, Arkansas, and Tino Foster of Hooks, Texas, Two sisters, Sue Stout of Genoa, Arkansas and Elizabeth Haworth of Texarkana, Arkansas, two brothers, Marion Shipp of Texarkana, Texas and John Shipp of Texarkana, Arkansas, nine grandchildren, Steven Elliott, Dakota Shipp, Summer Shipp, Aubree Shipp, Savannah Shipp, Heidi Shipp, Kyle Welch, Cameron Wells, and Britany Lockeby, two great-grandchildren, and one very special friend, Michael Welch.
Services will be at 3:00 P. M. Monday at the Texarkana Funeral Home Arkansas Chapel with Rev. Wallace Edgar officiating. Burial will be at Harmony Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 PM until 8 PM Sunday at the Funeral Home.
The family will be at 1702 Hosston Street, Texarkana, Arkansas.
The family wishes to thank Dierksen Hospice for their special care. Memorials may be made to Dierksen Hospice, 4425 Jefferson, Texarkana, AR 71854.
Online registration is at www.texarkanafunealhome.com