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Lida Miller Phillips

Lida Miller Phillips

Lida Miller Phillips, age 92, of Bloody Fork, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 7th, 2013 at her home. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Noah and Bessie Hensley Miller and wife of the late Raleigh Phillips who passed away in 1986. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Hazel Phillips and a son, Franklin Phillips. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Lida was a soft spoken, God fearing lady who enjoyed gardening, never complained, and loved life.

Surviving are her daughters: Edith Phillips of the home, Esther Bryant and husband, Oakland, of Morganton, Annie Allen and husband, Ben, of Burnsville, Pat Allmon and husband, Kenneth, of Hickory and Linda Bryant and husband, Jeff, of TN; sons: Ellis Phillips and wife, Fay, of Burnsville, Glen Phillips and wife, Louise, of Hickory and Dean Phillips and wife, Irene, of GA; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. The Rev. Clifton McCurry will officiate. Burial will be in the Phillips Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Monday, June 10th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.

The family requests memorial donations be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714. To send online condolences, please visit our website at