Helen Lucille Phillips, age 94, of Newport, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020.
“She was everybody’s Granny Helen”. She was an avid gardner who loved her flowers and her yard.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Mitchell Phillips, Sr., her parents, Michael Parton and Lina McCarter Williams, and brother, Jesse Parton.
She is survived by her sons, Mitchell “Butch”, Jr. (Drucilla) Phillips, Rev. Max (Sandy) Phillips, daughter, Carolyn (Buff) Wiley, grandchildren, James (Jennifer) Brown, Michael and Megan Phillips, Mickie (Dianna) Phillips, Rachel (Wes) Callison, Barry Phillips, and Craig (Emily) Phillips, ten great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
The family would like to extend a special “thank you” to the staff of Tennova Newport Convalescent Center for their love and care for our mother.
The family will receive friends Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Brown Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 7:00pm with Rev. Tommy Ball officiating. Burial will take place Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 12 noon in the Phillips Cemetery on Hwy 321 in Cosby.
Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Helen L. Phillips.
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