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Asymo Phipps Dies at 35

Asymo Phipps

Asymo Phipps of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, died on Sunday, April 28. He was 35 years old.

The first viewing will be held from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, June 6, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will be held from 9-10 a.m. followed by a Celebration of Life at 10 a.m., Friday, June 7, at Oasis Church of God of Prophecy. Interment will be in Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay.

He is survived by his mother, Sherilyn Powell; father, Dave Phipps; grandmother, Carmen Powell; grandfather,  James Hanley; adopted fathers: Michael Thompson and Cheyenne Greaves; daughters: Essence Turbe, Ajayla Gumbs, Aniya Gumbs, Le’Kayla and Le’Kasia Phipps; sons: Le’Kalyn and Shaeed Phipps; sisters: Shu’Rayne Martin, Deandra Vanterpool and Shantel Thompson; and brothers: Dave Jr Liburd and Kemoy Thompson (deceased).

He is also survived by nieces: Chesnique Vanterpool, Siy’Niyah Chinnery, S’Ryie Thompson and Sy’Renity Lake; nephews: Siy’Jaii Chinnery, Shon Noel Jr. and Sy’Heir Noel; aunts: Anette King, Andrea Phipps, Agnes Powell, Arlene Phipps, Kathleen Powell, Davida Phipps, Sherma Hanley, Cherril Welcome, Carol Saddler and Debra Richards; and uncles: Nigel Powell, Garett Pringle, Mostyn Phipps, Everett Richards, Elvin Phipps and Patrick Phipps.

Other survivors include cousins: Annesha King, Ayala King, Akeem King, Akell King, Ashawn King, Stacy Hanley, Shaasia Bachelor, Andy Thompson, A’dyn Thompson, Marcia Mills, Naiyir Powell, Na’Riah Powell, Sharari Lomax, Azorsher Locker, Kajali Hanley-Gumbs, Leando Welcome, Ashaina, Ahayla, Ashlyn and the Storrod family; special friends: Shaniequa Weeks, Esco, Kevin, Bino, Roshan Shaka, T’Niqua David, Dion, Reginal, Kadejah Peets JJ and Melinda Victorine.

Professional services are entrusted to Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services.

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