"Dignity without Compromise"

Emily Mae Phillips

Emily Mae Phillips, 82, of Beggs passed away at a local nursing center. Mrs. Phillips was born November 28, 1921 in Scottsville, AR to Herman and Katherine (Ferguson) Hale. She later married Howard Phillips. He survives of the home. They worked together in a grocery store and then a Variety store that they owned. Emily loved to read and was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband Howard Phillips of the home a son Jim Phillips of Beggs and three grandsons; Travis, Thomas and Matthew.

She was preceded in death by her parents Herman and Katherine Hale and one brother Herman Hale Jr.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Phillips will be 10:30 AM at the First United Methodist Church in Beggs with Reverend Ben Williams and Reverend David Sanders Officiating. Interment will follow in the Beggs Cemetery under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Beggs.

Viewing was on Monday, July 12, 2004 at the Funeral Home in Beggs from 9 am until 4:30 PM.

Casketbearers will be Matthew Phillips, Travis Phillips, Thomas Phillips, Johnny Hereden, Jim Pilkington, Richard Mitchell and Larry Harvey.