She is survived by her husband, Gene Phillips, Benton; three daughters, Julie Phillips, Tullahoma, Tenn., Janie Turner, Benton, Marcie Nance, Nashville, Tenn.; two sons, John Phillips, Reidland, Charlie Phillips, Benton; two sisters, Katherine Hearn, Odessa, Mo, Marge Story, San Anjelo, Texas; fifteen grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Casey Phillips; brother, James Lee Shemwell; and parents, Rex Shemwell and Lura (Prior) Shemwell.
Funeral services were held at Collier Funeral Chapel Saturday, October 29. Jim Phillips officiated.
Interment followed at Smith Cemetery, in Benton.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Marshall County Caring Needline, P.O. Box 36, Benton, KY, 42025 or Benton Church of Christ, 3091 Main St., Benton, KY 42025.