John 3:16: For God so loved the world he have his only begotten son; that whosoever believeth in him shall not perish but have everlasting life.
Georgia L. Phillips, 86, of Johnson City, went to be with her Lord and Savior from her residence, July 29, 2011, after a lengthy illness.
A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Bunia Blevins Banks and Robert Lee Sims.
She was proceeded in death by her husband, of 51 years, John Wesley Phillips; one brother, Bobby Jack Sims; two sisters, Jeanette Banks Webb and Sue Bowman, all of Elizabethton.
She is survived by her four sons, Bobby G. Phillips and wife, Sue, of Telford, Wayne Phillips of Johnson City, Blaine Phillips and wife, Shelia, of Johnson City, and Carroll Phillips and wife. Mildred. of Jonesborough; two daughters, Lee Kinley and husband, Lloyd, of Johnson City, and Rhonda Phillips, of Jonesborough; six grandsons, Bobby B. Phillips and wife, Stacie, of Germany, Shane Kinley and wife, Teresa, of Johnson City, Shannon Kinley and wife, Tonya, of Johnson City, Shawn Godsey, of Jonesborough, and Blaine Phillips and wife, Amber, of Johnson City; one step grandson, Eddie Robinette and wife, Shannon; two granddaughters, Lisa and Ashley Phillips, both of Johnson City; five great grandchildren, Kali Phillips, of Germany, Cheyenne Kinley, of Johnson City, Sierra Kinley, of Johnson City, Hannah Kinley ,of Johnson City, Ava Phillips, of Johnson City; three step grandchildren, McKenzie, Gracie and Eli Robinette; three sisters, Ivalee Malone, of Elizabethton, Joann Ritchie and husband, Fred, of Elizabethton, and Virginia Hiledenbrand, of Elizabethton; one brother Nelse Banks and wife, Trudy, Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews; a special sister-in-law, Dean Chambers; and a special brother-in-law, Kyle Webb.*
The family will receive friends, Monday, August 1, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at Morris-Baker Funeral Home and other times at the home of Mrs. Phillips’ home, 140 Faith Circle, Johnson City.
Services will follow at 8 p.m. at Morris-Baker Funeral Home, South Chapel. The Revs. John Stevens and Mike Lusk will officiate.
Burial will be held, Tuesday, August 2, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the VA Mountain Home National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Bobby B. Phillips, Shane Kinley, Shannon Kinley, Shawn Godsey, Blaine Phillips Jr., David Abel, Will Cole and Robert Crigger.
Music will be provided by Earl and Ruthie Rose and Robert Lee Crigger.
Online condolences are available at www.morrisbaker.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to Morris-Baker Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Ave., Johnson City, 37601 or 423-282-1521.