Elton "Sonny" Sipes
Funeral Date: 1/30/2019

Obituary:
Elton “Sonny” Sipes age 73, of Warren, AR died Saturday, January 26th, at the Dallas County Medical Center in Fordyce, AR. He was born June 16th, 1945 in Portland, OR, a son of the late Elton Buril Sipes and Myrtle Elizabeth Martin Sipes. He was in the Arkansas National Guard, worked as a Boilermaker and for 32 plus years operated the body shop at Trotter Ford in Pine Bluff, AR. Survivors include his wife, Diane Brown Sipes, whom he married January 20th, 1966 in Hermitage, AR. 3 daughters Angela McGhan and spouse Jerry, Warren, AR, Kelly Everoad-Forrest and spouse Caleb, Warren, AR and Carolyn Sipes and friend Jeffery Forrest, Warren, AR. A brother Michael Sipes and spouse Sandra, Bryant, AR. 8 grandchildren Tamara, Clarissa, Allison, Jerry Lee, Brittany, Rachel, Alea and Aryn. 3 great-grandchildren Keller, Sam and DJ. Funeral services were 1:30PM Wednesday, January 30th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Michael Gardner officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Jerry Lee McGhan, Tracy Forrest, Seth Rangel, Coleman Horn, Michael R. Sipes, Jeffery Forrest, Jeff Taylor. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. James Kane, Heath Reep, John B. Frazer, Jr., and John Burkhart.

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Name: Angie Miler
Message: LOVE AND PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY! SONNY WAS A GREAT MAN!

Name: SCOTT CLANTON
Message: SORRY FOR YOUR LOSE. MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYER GO OUT TO THE FAMILY.

Name: Richard Harris
Message: Had the privilege to know and work with Elton at Trotters. He was a great man and friend. Pray going out to his family and his friends!!

Name: Wilmot Green
Message: So sorry to hear this. May God comfort all the families.

Name: Kim Saunders-Harvell
Message: Diane I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and you girls.

Name: Linda and Steve Jones
Message: Carolyn and family you are in our prayers, May God be with you at this time and in the days ahead.We love yall. Linda Steve and Merline

Name: Tammy Hensley
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Name: Rebecca Chambers
Message: Prayers for you all! I will miss him, he could always make you laugh!! Cherish those sweet memories!!

Name: Janice Nelson
Message: So sorry for your loss. Love you all

Name: Laci Dalton
Message: So sorry for your loss, He will be missed.

Name: Greg & Janet Harton
Message: We are praying for all your family during the loss of your loved one.

Name: Bryan Jenkins
Message: Sonny was a great man an will be missed. Fly high ol boy.. Prayers for the family..

Name: Jeanie Cater
Message: Angela, and Family, I so, sorry, for your and your family lost. My Prayers are with you and your family .

Name: Lou Dennis
Message: I’m so very sorry for your loss. May God bless y’all real good...