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Obituary: Lena May Phillips, 78, formerly of Taylor Co., KY

She was a retired after a career as a teacher in the Jefferson Co, KY school system and was the widow of William Doug Phillips.

Lena May Phillips, 78, formerly of Campbellsville, KY, died October 10, 2009, in Louisville, KY.

The funeral service is a 2pmET/1pmCT, Wednesday, October 14, 2009, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Gary Polston. Burial will be in the Parrott-Turner-Dabney addition to Brookside Cemetery, Campbellsville, KY. Pallbearers will be the family.The family requests expressions of sympathy to be donations to the Alzheimers Association and may be made at the funeral home.

Lena May Phillips, Louisville, KY, formerly of Campbellsville, KY

Lena May Phillips of Louisville, formerly of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of Rufus S. Shreve and Pearl May Shreve, was born February 28, 1931, in Taylor Co., Kentucky. She died Saturday, October 10, 2009 in Louisville, KY, at the age of 78 years, 7 months, and 12 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Old Oakdale United Methodist Church, (now Gateway Community United Methodist Church).

She was a retired schoolteacher with the Jefferson County Public School System.She united in marriage to William Doug Phillips. He preceded her in death August 17, 2006.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son: Martin "Marty" Phillips of Louisville, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Brandy Phillips, Sean Phillips and Ashley Adcock Ryan of Louisville, KY
  • Two great-grandchildren

  • One sister and one brother, Frances Bright of Campbellsville, KY and Rollin Shreve of Florida

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Adcock and three brothers: Frank E. Shreve, J. Millard Shreve and Henry Shreve.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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