Gladys Phillips


Gladys Evelyn Phillips, 100, a resident of Franklin since 1936, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Franklin Indiana Masonic Home.

She was born June 18, 1915, in Ogilville, to William A. and Flara (Carmichael) Shroyer.

She was a bookkeeper and secretary for Franklin Printing and Office Supply for 27 years.

She married Harvey Phillips on June 7, 1935. They were married for 70 years.

She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star No. 439 and First Presbyterian Church in Franklin.  She enjoyed going to antique shows and spending time with family.

Gladys is survived by her granddaughter, Kimberly S. (Steven) Hood of Nineveh; a sister, Betty Baxter of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Harvey Phillips in 2005; a daughter, Shirley Ann Kowalski, in 2004; two brothers, Dean Shroyer and Kenneth Shroyer; and three sisters, Wilma and Thelma Shroyer and Ruth Dowden.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2016, at Jessen Funeral Home, Franklin Chapel, 197 E. Jefferson St., with visitation from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.