Betty Rose Phillips


Betty Rose Phillips
May 14, 1932 – May 29, 2021
Betty Rose Phillips, 89, a resident of Tylertown, died May 29, 2021. She was a member of Pine Missionary Baptist Church who loved the Lord and her church family. Betty was a pastor’s wife as she served churches alongside her late husband of 63 years Eld. Ted Phillips. Together they served the Lord at Acy’s Creek, Poplarhead, Central, Star Hill and most recently at San Pedro and Saul Street Missionary Baptist Churches. They served at Grace Missionary Baptist Church in Franklinton for 37 years. Betty loved working in her flower beds and vegetable garden. She enjoyed visiting the Smokey Mountains nearly every year. Betty liked to collect statues and small items of butterflies, frogs and chickens.
Survivors are two daughters: Kathy Phillips of McComb, Vickie Phillips of Tylertown; daughter in law: Barbara Phillips of Franklinton; grandchildren: Keith (Windy) Toney, Keitha (David) Newton, Kelli (Jason) Miller, Mark Bennett, Jennifer McCain, Ray McCain, Daphne McCain, Shellye and Ernie Corkern, Jason and Sharon Phillips; great-grandchildren: Juliah, Aaron, Emily, Leah, Savannah and Donovan, Amber, Abby, Alora, Caylix, Caylin, Carlie, Canda, Trevor, Mason, Sidney, Cade, Jaden; great-great-grandchildren: Wilder, Nolan, Kyndall, Kyler; sisters: Margaret Rawls, Delores (Bobby) Luper; brothers: Evon Ladner, Bruce (Gayle) Ladner, David (Dianna) Ladner; two special friends that she loved as her own: Judith Stewart, Jackie McBeth.
She was also preceded in death by her son Sidney Phillips, daughter Nelda Phillips, parents L.D. Ladner and Cascelia Bell Ladner, a sister Katherine Breland, brothers Douglas Ladner, Charles Ladner, Conrad Ladner
A funeral service was held in the church June 1, 2021, with Eld. Adam Luper and Eld. Glen Stuart officiating, burial in the Nobles Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jason Phillips, Cade Phillips, Trevor Corkern, Brian Luper, Brandon Luper, Joey Rawls
Honorary pallbearers were Lane Branch and Ragen Knight.
Crain Funeral Home in Franklinton was in charge of the arrangements.

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