JEFFERSON – Doris Shumake Phillips, 75, died Tuesday December 13, 2011 in Athens, Georgia.
A native of Crawford, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Ollie Mae Aldridge Shumake. She was retired from the Jackson County Board of Education and Commerce City School System, where she worked in the lunchroom. Mrs. Phillips was also employed with Baker and Taylor in Commerce and was a member at White Plains Baptist Church. Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her husband, Freddie Ralph Phillips; and brothers, Donald Shumake, Marvin Shumake, and Gordon Shumake, Jr.
Survivors include children, Tony Nunn, Commerce, Elaine (Mike) Strickland, Danielsville, Terry (Cindy) Nunn, Jefferson, and Tim (Amy) Nunn, Commerce; step children, Tammy Hayes, Jefferson; sisters, Marion Kent, Toccoa, Barbara (Pete) Petering, Jefferson, and Ruby Mae (Hillier) Duke, Cooksville, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Thursday December 15, at 2 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Hillier Duke and Kevin Page officiating. Interment will follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Jefferson. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. Those that will be honored as pallbearers will be Joseph Nunn, Justin Nunn, Holden Nunn, Bobby Smith, Phillip Crumley and Tracy Phillips.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.