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Girtha Jean Phillips was born on July 13th, 1954 in Forest City, AR to Ophelia L. Phillips (Mother) and Ulon “KC” Phillips (Father). She graduated from Forest City Senior High school May 26, 1972, and then moved to Memphis, TN where she began her life as a devoted and hardworking mother. Working for companies such as Wire Components, Troll, Pony Express, and Airborne Express (now DHL). While working at Airborne Express she was known as the “Queen of Cordova” for her master navigation skills of the area.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Major Phillips and Enrii Phillips, her daughter, Joy Phillips, and her 5 grandchildren (Jayden Phillips, Dylan Phillips, Troy Phillips, Andrea Phillips, Kaeshawn Smith) and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She is also survived by her siblings, Brothers: Ulon Phillips Jr. Memphis, TN, Ralph Phillips Forest City, AR, and Adair Phillips Memphis, TN and Sisters: Gloria Durr Memphis, TN and Althea Jordan Forest City, AR
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ophelia L. Phillips (Mother) and Ulon “KC” Phillips (Father) Forest City, AR, and siblings, Scenjon Larry Phillips Sr.(Brother) Forest City, AR and Florence Fuller (Sister) Chicago, IL.
Inurnment: Germantown Suite #22, Level B, No. 23
Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Society, Tel. (901)377-3543.
1638 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134
1622 Sycamore View Rd.
Memphis , TN 38134