JoHelen Phillips


JoHelen Phillips, 75, of Coles Drive, passed away at 10:35 a.m. February 6, 2018, at Kindred Hospital Indianapolis.

JoHelen was born July 6, 1942, in Clay County, Tennessee, the daughter of Bransford and Craton Smith Murray. She married Scott W. Phillips November 24, 1989.

She was a member of Ladies of the Moose and enjoyed playing Bridge with her friends in “Bridge-O-Rama.”

She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Calling will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Simon Cancer Center or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Survivors include her husband, Scott; sons, Brent L. Beasley and Brandon S. Phillips, both of Indianapolis, daughters, Kim (Tony) Oliver of Columbus and Jennifer (Jon) Shelton of Cincinnati; sister, Cappy (John) Hancock of Fairhope, Alabama; grandchildren, Jessica (Jacob) Foster, Ayden (Carla) Beasley, Gabriel Beasley, Samuel Beasley, Mary Shelton and Alex Shelton; great-grandchildren, Lyman Beasley, Jaxson Beasley and Emma Jo Foster; brother-in-law, Ryan (Gladys) Phillips of Indianapolis; and a sister-in-law, Lynn (Ken) Meier of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Sammy “Sonny” Murray; and a sister, Betty Waddle.

You are invited to view her video tribute, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.