Age: 91 Address: Little Creek Community Date of Death: Monday, January 14, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Charles Phillips of the Little Creek Community entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 14, 2013 at his home. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Silas and Ruhamey Fender Phillips and the husband of Leamon Phillips, who passed away in 2010. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Dar Hampton; two brothers: Bill Phillips and Ted Phillips; granddaughter, Tina Peterson. Charles was an Army Veteran and retired from Glen Raven Mills in 1982. He loved ginseng hunting, fishing and walking.
Surviving are his seven daughters: Earlene Howell and husband, Arthur, of Louisiana, Janet Anders and husband, Bob, of Barnardsville, Judy Fox and husband, Glen, of Mooresboro, Sara Wright and husband, Darrell, of Burnsville, Mary Ann Laws and husband, Mack, of Green Mountain, Wanda Lee McPeters and husband, Red, of Pensacola and Nina Ruth Miller and husband, Sammy, of South Toe; three sons: Fred Phillips, Gary Ray Phillips and Edward Phillips, all of the home; two sisters: Rosetta Bailey of Bee Log and Pearl Cannon of Piney Hill; eighteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m.. on Tuesday, January 15th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Service. Rev. Burl Ledford will officiate. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m.. on Tuesday prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Bee Log Cemetery.