Kathleen June Phillips


Kathleen June (Hobbs) Phillips, 68 of Columbus, Indiana passed away January 19, 2022 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Indiana. She was born July 5, 1953 in Frankton, Indiana. She was the daughter of Delbert C. and Charlotte J. (McPhearson) Hobbs.

She is survived by a son, Matthew Wayne Phillips of Scottsburg, Indiana, daughter, Karrie (Kenneth) Helton of Franklin, Indiana, brothers, James (Susan) Hobbs of Springfield, Illinois and Donald (Kay) Hobbs of Cushing, Oklahoma, and sister, Kathryn Jane (Mickey) Pile of Shelbyville, Indiana.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Billy Jo Hobbs.

June was a 1971 graduate of Southwestern High School. She was a member of Church of the Firstborn and song leader at the church. She was also a member of singing groups Blue River Sisters and The Four Cousins where she played the Dulcimer. She retired after 25 years from Labors Union, 741 where she worked as a secretary. She enjoyed playing BINGO at VFW and Moose in Columbus. She loved watching music shows on TV, trips with the Senior Citizens, and her dogs, Rags and Lila.

A funeral service will be conducted by Pastors Paul Branham , Eric Donahue, and Reggie Tucker at 10:00 AM on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Eskew-Eskew Funeral Home in Edinburgh, Indiana. Calling will be Sunday, January 23, 2022 from 2:00 until 7:00 PM. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.