Kathryn L. Phipps, 51, of Las Cruces, died Sunday, May 6, 2012. She was born Oct. 2, 1960 in Prescott, AZ to Noal and Shirley Phipps. She enjoyed arts and crafts, reading books and watching old movies but her passion was spending time with her grandkids. Kathryn had a never ending love and was a very unselfish person. She will be forever missed by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her sons Morgan Walker and wife Julie Ann of Las Cruces, John B. Thornton and wife Tara of Fulshear, TX and Roger W. Walker and wife Jessica of Las Cruces; father Noal ‘Bud” Phipps of Arizona; brother Kenny Phipps of Colorado. Kathryn is also survived by her nine grandchildren Morgan Jr., John Jr., Athena and Ryan, Isaiah, Zachariah, Izabella Walker and by two that are yet to be determined. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm on Friday, May 11, 2012 at Getz Funeral Home with a memorial mass to follow at 7 pm also at Getz Funeral Home.