She was born Dec. 20, 1941, in Rabun County to the late Prelo D. and Jessie Faye Wall Justus. She was a homemaker and was a member of Blue Heights Baptist Church. She loved her family and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kayla Cantrell.
Survivors include: her husband, Hubert J. Phillips Sr., of Westminster; two sons, Hubert J. Phillips Jr. (Robbie) of Westminster and David A. Phillips (Crystal) of Pickens, S.C.; five daughters, Amanda Phillips and Angelia Owens (Lee) of Westminster, Sandra Pierce (Adam) of Seneca, S.C., Shirley Moore of Westminster and Deborah Bridges (Stanley) of Pendleton, S.C.; two brothers, Winfred Justus of Mountain City and Buddo Justus of Rabun Gap; four sisters, Yvonne Cleveland of Toccoa, Sharron Shirley of Clayton, Gwinda Corn of Rabun Gap and Tammy Parrish of Phenix City, Ala.; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
Funeral services were held Friday at Blue Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Alvin Burdette officiating. Burial followed at Rabun Memory Park.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.
The Clayton Tribune, June 5, 2014