Dorothy Phipps Wilson (2018-12-27 14:01:00)

Dorothy Phipps Wilson, age 89 of Glade Valley, passed away December 25, 2018.

She was born July 25, 1929 in Ashe County, NC to the late William and Charity Alaphair Johnson Phipps. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband J.C. Wilson; two brothers and seven sisters. Dorothy was retired from Harford County Board of Education in Maryland. She was a long time member of the Mt. Calvary Freewill Baptist Church in Perryman, Maryland and attended Westside Baptist Church in Sparta. She enjoyed church activities, gardening and fishing. She is survived by one son, Jerry Wilson and wife Nancy of Glade Valley; two granddaughters, Dr. Karen Saintsing and husband James of Sparta, Corissa Vanden Hoek and husband Dr. Matthew Vanden Hoek of Charlottesville, Virginia; one brother, R. W. Phipps and wife Judy of Winston-Salem; two sisters-in-law Edith Phipps of Gibsonton, Florida, Ruth Ann Phipps of Crumpler; many nieces and nephews also survive.

The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Dorothy at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Brother Hugh Miller and Pastor Kent Eller officiating. Interment will follow in Phipps Family Cemetery in Laurel Springs and located in the New River State Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. In lieu of contributions, Dorothy would have liked her family and friends help someone in need or visit someone in a nursing home. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Wilson family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at

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