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Surnames: Windle, Phipps, Yeates
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Sept. 13, 1979
HUNTINGTON-Graveside services for Mack Phipps, 91, who died Sunday at an Ontario nursing
home, were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Riverside Cemetery, Payette by the Rev. Ralph
Lawrence, First United Methodist Church, Payette, under the direction of Shaffer-Jensen
He was born Oct. 18, 1887, in Grayson county, Va., where he was reared and educated. He
moved to Payette in 1904. He moved to Brogan in 1913, where he homesteaded. He married
Elsie Windle in 1914 at Payette. They moved to Huntington in 1917. He served as Baker
County Commissioner for 34 years. He was a life member of the Association of Oregon
Counties, IOOF in Huntington and the Huntington Lion’s Club.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Dora Louise) Yeates of Huntington; a sister, Nancy
Todd, of Independence, Va.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. His wife
died in October 1945