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Inis Phillips, Adair County, KY (1931-2013)

She was the matriarch of a very large, respected Adair County, KY. She leaves 77 direct living descendants. She was a member of Russell Heights Baptist Church and a homemaker

Inis Phillips, 81, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 3:10pmCT, at her residence after an illness.

Funeral services will be Friday, January 18, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Darrell Treece officiating. Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Haven Hill Cemetery, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmCT, Thursday, January 17, 2013.

Casket Bearers: Josh Phillips, Daniel Lawhorn, Jeff Ford, Wesley Burris, Joey Bryant, Shawn Phillips, Hayden Phillips, and Brandon Phillips.

Inis Phillips, Adair County, KY (1931-2013)

She was born Sunday, April 30, 1931, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Mary Ann Franklin Estes. She died Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 81 years, 8 months, and 15 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Phillips, a son, Billy Phillips, and a grandson, Danny Jr. Foster.

She was a member of Russell Heights Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include the following:
  • Thirteen children: James Lawhorn of Texas, Diane (Donnie) Ford of Columbia, KY; Trisha (Jim) Fisher of Fairdale, KY; David (Terrie) Lawhorn of Summersville, KY; Marsha Rowe of Columbia, KY; Bobby (Treva) Phillips of Columbia, KY; Darrell (Twila) Phillips of Columbia, KY; Jim (Helen) Phillips of Columbia, KY; Terry (Sherry) Phillips of Columbia, KY; Larry Phillips of Russell Springs, KY; Steve Phillips of Columbia, KY; Betty (Richard) Burris of Greensburg, KY; and Sherry Phillips of Columbia, KY

  • Twenty-nine grandchildren

  • Thirty-three great grandchildren

  • Two great great grandchildren

  • Along with several nieces, nephews and a host of friends
Send a condolence to the family of Inis Phillips

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Inis Phillips, Adair Co., KY (1931-2013)

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