Dorothy Phillips


Dorothy Ann Phillips, 75, of Columbus, Indiana, passed away at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2015, at her residence.

Born February 18, 1940, in Jennings County, she was the daughter of Paul and Opal Beatty O’Neal.

Ms. Phillips was a 1957 graduate of Seymour High School and worked for the Phillips Company from January of 2000 to the present. She had previously worked as a material planner for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, retiring in 2001. She was a member of Faith Ministries in Columbus and a former member of Unity Church in Indianapolis. She enjoyed golfing, shopping and watching sports on television.

Survivors include a son, Vyran L. Phillips of North Vernon; a daughter, Valerie A. (Mitchell “Mick” Blair) Phillips of Indianapolis; sisters, Pauline Cook of North Vernon and Agnes West of Grand Rapids, Michigan; three grandchildren, Paris Phillips and Vyran Phillips II, both of Columbus, and Samone Blair of Indianapolis; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Marvin Peck and Robert O’Neal.

Private visitation is planned with cremation to follow.

Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon were entrusted with arrangements.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Faith Ministries or the American Cancer Society.