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Ethel B. (Bryant) Phillips

December 18, 1914 ~ February 6, 2020 (age 105)

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It is with our deepest and heartfelt sympathy that we inform you of the passing from this life of Ms. Ethel B. Phillips, 105, native Randolph Countian and resident of Chattanooga, TN.  Ms. Phillips transitioned from this life on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at NHC Health Care in Chattanooga.  

Born December 18, 1914 in Randolph County, Alabama, Ethel was the daughter of the late Will and Layla (Patillo) Bryant and the widow of the late Cleve Tom Phillips.  The Phillips were life-long residents of Roanoke until declining health compelled her to relocate.  During her productive years, she was a long-time employee of Wadley Manufacturing Company.  They were active members of Mount Olive United Methodist Church, in the Dickert Community, Wadley.  For Ms. Ethel, she loved the simple joys in life ...cooking, sewing, gardening, and attending church.   In 1993, She relocated to Chattanooga, where she lived until her death.  

Ms. Ethel was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Phillips of Chattanooga; her husband, Mr. Cleve Tom Phillips of Roanoke; her father, Will Bryant and mother Layla Bryant Phillips both of Wadley (Dickert).

Mrs. Ethel Phillips is survived by four sons, Bobby L. Phillips, Dolphus Phillips, Donnie Phillips (Shirley) and Larry Phillips all of Chattanooga, TN, one daughter, Ms. Agnes Allen of Roanoke, Alabama; one sister, Cera Bell Johnson Sister  Lima, OH, and several other extended family members from here in Roanoke and other nearby communities.

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Services

Viewing For The Public
Saturday
February 15, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mount Olive United Methodist Church
1651 County Road 823
Wadley, AL 36276

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 15, 2020

11:00 AM
Mount Olive United Methodist Church
1651 County Road 823
Wadley, AL 36276

Committal Service Following the Funeral
Saturday
February 15, 2020

Mount Olive United Methodist Church Cemetery
1651 County Road 823
Wadley, AL 36276

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
February 15, 2020

Mount Olive United Methodist Church Cemetery
1651 County Road 823
Wadley, AL 36276

Please note
It is with our deepest and heartfelt sympathy that we inform you of the passing from this life of Ms. Ethel B. Phillips, 105, a resident of Chattanooga, TN. Ms. Phillips transitioned from this life on Thursday, February 6, 2020 in Chattanooga. Mrs. Phillips will be available for viewing on Saturday morning, February 15, 2020 at Mount Olive United Methodist Church from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. The Celebration of Life will be observed Saturday, February 15, 2020 beginning at 11:00 am at Mount Olive United Methodist Church, 1651 County Road 823, Wadley, Alabama. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery at Mount Olive United Methodist Church, 1651 County Road 823, Wadley, Alabama 36276. Serving as Eulogist will be Reverend William Crawford. Other ministers sharing the roster include: Reverend Charlie Burdette, and Reverend William Heard. Serving as Pall Bearers will be: James Lyons, Mario Keith, Robert Phillips, Jr., Dolphus Phillips, Jr., Tommy Phillips, Jr. and Charles Allen. Flower Attendants will be Granddaughters. Remote arrangements for Mrs. Phillips are provided by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue. Local arrangements are being provided by Clark Memorial Funeral Service, 252 Lafayette Highway, Roanoke, AL 36274.
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