Mildred Rowland Phillips, 88, of the Red Hill Community, passed away Saturday morning, November 7, 2015, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born April 29, 1927 in Carnesville, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Ethel Mae Chatham Rowland. She was the wife of the late Kenneth A. Phillips. The last surviving member of her immediate family she was the sister of the late Leasure Rowland, Willard Rowland, Joe Dan Rowland, Myrtice McIntire, Gladys Richardson, and Madge Brock. She had worked at Coats and Clark, Toccoa, GA, and for the Tupperware Corporation in Rhode Island. She attended Allens United Methodist Church and was of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors include her daughter, Diane Sosby McCurry, Carnesville; two granddaughters Christy Compton, Comer, and Johnna Aldrich, Toccoa, GA; four great-grandchildren, Joselin Aldrich, Keaton Aldrich, Kira Aldrich, and Grayson Aldrich; a number of nieces and nephews.
Services will be Monday afternoon at 2pm at the B D Ginn Chapel of Ginn Funeral Home with Rev. Johnny Ray. The family will receive friends from 12:30 Monday until 2pm Monday afternoon at the Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, and at her home after the service.
Because of possible bad weather the service has changed from a graveside to the chapel.