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Elizabeth Dean Raines Phillips

img140Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Dean Raines Phillips will be 1:00 PM Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Eld. Danny Raines officiating.  Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.  Visitation Wednesday 2-8 PM and Thursday after 11 AM at Ligon & Bobo.  Honorary pallbearers: Darlene Smith, Carolyn Young, Josephine Thompson, Scott Tungate, and Matthew Phillips.  Active pallbearers:  Wayne Carmack, Kenny Bowen, Michael Phillips, Randy Phillips, Vernon Raines, and Michael Harris.

Mrs. Phillips, age 74 of Lebanon passed away Monday, April 20, 2015, at her home.

Born November 11, 1940, in Macon County, she is the daughter of the late Alexander and Emily Key Raines.  Over the years, she had worked at Lebanon Garment Factory, Texas Boot, and retired from Wythe Will Candy.  She was a member of Town Creek Missionary Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Bunia Robinson and Lexie Fish; and three brothers, Robert Robinson, Chanie Raines, and Sammie Raines.

She is survived by her husband, Jackie Phillips whom she married March 7, 1959; three children, Pamela (Steve) Parks; Darron Phillips, and Mindy (Jason Leftrick) Harrington; three sisters, Virgie Pharris, Louise Otto, and Hazel Davenport; brother, Jimmie Raines; four grandchildren, Melissa (Mike) Burgess, Dustin (Ashley) Phillips, Emily Brown, and Mallory Harrington; and two great grandchildren, Braiden Phillips and Tajjiana Bass.

Messages for the Family

  1. Teresa(Morgan)Pope says:
    Jackie,Pam,Darren&Mindy, I’m so sorry for your loss,my thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this trying time.
  2. Jim & Faye Agee says:
    So sorry for your loss. Just know that you and your family are in our many thoughts and prayers. A Mother cannot be replaced but we know too you have so many happy memories that will be with you always…..
  3. Michelle (Shellybean) Hale says:
    I am so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you during this very difficult time. Please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love and God Bless,

    Michelle (Shellybean) Hale

  4. Robin R Harris says:
    Mindy, Pam and Darren u guys will always be in my thoughts and prayers. U guys are my brother and sisters.
  5. Vanessa Raines Stuff says:
    I just want you to know how much I wish I could be there for you but I know you understand I am Praying that God sends you Angels of comfort for all the days a head.
    Love and Hugs to all
  6. Jim & Bev Henderson says:
    Our most sincere condolences to Jackie, Darrell and all the family.