the republic logo

Obituary: Shirley Ellen Phillips, Lexington

More recent obituaries:

Follow The Republic on social media:


Shirley Ellen Phillips, 86 of Lexington, Indiana went to be with her Lord on

Tuesday,  November 13, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg,

Indiana.  Shirley was born on March 18, 1926 in McKinley, Wisconsin, the

daughter of the late James Madison Emry and Dora  I. (Kablau) Emry-Rehn. She

was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse at King's Daughters' Hospital in

Madison, Indiana, also worked at Shady Lane Nursing Home and Bartholomew

County Hospital both in Columbus, Indiana and Ken Joy Nursing Home in Hope,

Indiana.  Shirley was a member of the Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris

Crossing, Indiana, where she was former President and member of the Golden

Bunch Senior Club, a Sunday school teacher for over 30 years, a member of

the Willing Workers Ladies Fellowship and helped with Vacation Bible School

for years.  She also enjoyed reading, animals, gardening, canning, making

maple syrup and butter.   She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia

A. Phillips-Palmer; a granddaughter, Racquel Erwin; three sisters, Ruth

Richson, Carol LaPorte and Anna Mae Emry and a brother Timothy Earl Emry.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Fred  Phillips; a son, Michael

Wayne Myers and his wife Flo Rafferty Myers of New Braunfels, Texas;   three

daughters, Deborah Diane Phillips of Lexington, Kentucky, Belinda Gregory

and her husband Lymon of Edinburgh, Indiana and Amber Pearson and her

husband Alvin of Lexington, Indiana;  three sisters, Nellie Hudson of

Seattle, Washington, Florence Debley of Poulsbo, Washington and Pearl Howard

of Hawkins, Wisconsin and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and

great great grandchildren.  Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

at Coffee Creek Christian Church with Brother Jimmy Soblotne officiating.

Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Thursday at Collins Funeral Home and after noon Friday

at Coffee Creek Christian Church.   Interment will be in Lexington Cemetery

in Lexington, Indiana.   Memorial Contributions: To her Church c/o Collins

Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.  Online



All content copyright ©2016 The Republic, a publication of AIM Media Indiana unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.