Karen Sue Phipps, age 76, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. She was born on October 22, 1945 in Vincennes, Indiana, the daughter of Leo ‘Pete’ and Clara (Hacker) Beltz. She was married to Jerry Phipps, and he preceded her in death.
Sue was a CNA. She worked for the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital and Home Healthcare. She was a member of the New Life Christian Church. Her hobbies included sewing, camping, and traveling.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; one brother, Jerry Beltz; and one brother-in-law, John Barnes.
Survivors include one brother, Edward Beltz and wife, Doris of Seymour, Indiana; one sister, Shirley Barnes of Lawrenceville, Illinois; three step-children, Pam Bousley of Vincennes, Indiana, Tina Beard of Vincennes, Indiana, and Yonda McCurry of Summertown, Tennessee; one sister-in-law, Donna Beltz of Vincennes, Indiana; special grandson, Micheal Bousley; several step-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; as well as special caregivers, her great-nephew and niece, Travis and Shannon Phillips and step-daughter, Pam Bousley.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 10:30 AM CDT at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 9:30 AM until the service hour of 10:30 AM CDT at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Billett Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the New Life Christian Church.
New Life Christian Church
1406 6th Street, Lawrenceville IL 62439