ALTO - Janet Lea Peyton Phillips, 44, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Landmark Hospital in Athens.
A daughter of Bruce Peyton and Hazel Glenn Hardman, she was born August 24, 1969 in Jackson County, having lived most of her life in Banks County. She was employed in home health care for a number of years and attended Line Baptist Church in Banks County. She was preceded in death by her step-father, Phillip Hardman; and father-in-law, Norman Phillips.
Survivors include her father and step-mother, Bruce and Joyce Peyton, Alto; mother, Hazel Hardman, Lavonia; husband, Steve Phillips, of the home; four sisters, Shelia and Jeff Neave, Alto, Pat Whitlock, Maysville, Melba and Junior Lewallen, Baldwin, and Martha and Jessie Wall, Mt. Airy; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Chambers and Patricia and Tim Edge, all of Toccoa; two brothers-in-law, Randall and Karen Ellard and Jerry and Vivian Norris, all of Toccoa; four step-sisters, Regina and Stevie Caudell, Homer, Marcia and Bernie Walker, Toccoa, and Gwen Whitehead and Sherry Tara, both of Homer; mother-in-law, Gladys Phillips, Toccoa; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 6, at 2 p.m., at Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiating. The following gentlemen have been selected to serve as pallbearers and will please assemble at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home by 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, Ethan Frady, Salem Frady, Cody Whitlock, Tyler Smallwood, Randall Ellard, Cameron Edge, and Casey Chambers.
The family will be at the home of Gladys Phillips, Arlo Todd Road, Toccoa, and will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. Interment will be in the Line Baptist Church Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made by visiting the website at www.acree-davisfh.com.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa, is in charge of the arrangements.