Tommy Raye Flippo passed away at his home in Hazen, Arkansas after along battle with C.O.P.D.
Tommy was born in Huff, Arkansas but grew up in Pleasant Plains. He was baptized in Flippo chapel at an early age in Pleasant Plains. He graduated from Pleasant Plains High School.
He married Linda Priest of De Valls Bluff, Arkansas on December 22, 1961.
Tommy was preceded iin death by his mother, Gladys Flippo and brother, Bobby Lynn Flippo.
After working for the city of Hazen for 10 years, he retired because of illness.
Tommy leaves behind his wife, Linda; two son’s, Tommy Jr. of Hazen and Johnny Flippo and wife, Sherry of Little Rock; two grandsons, Ross Simpson of Fayetteville and Ryan Flippo of Little Rock; father, Carl Flippo of Batesville; twin sister, Wanda Flippo of Heber Springs; sister, Ruby Gilpatrick and husband, Calvin of Fayetteville; brother’s Carl Flippo of Hot Springs and L.W. Flippo and wife, Lynda of Sommerville, Tennessee and several loving nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Monday, October 20, 2014 at the Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, October 21 at the Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasant Plains Cemetery near Bald Knob.