HULL - Kathy Phillips, 67, loving wife and mother, entered her Heavenly home Saturday, November 30, 2013.
Born June 28, 1946 in Athens, she was the daughter of the late Denver and Winnie Mae (Christian) Campbell. She was a homemaker and ministers wife. During her teen years, she sang on a radio ministry with her family, and was active in the Bluestone Baptist Church of Danielsville. As a senior of Madison County High, she received a Bible from the Sarepta Ministerial Association in recognition of her outstanding Christian testimony. She graduated from Bible College with a Bachelor of Theology degree majoring in Child Evangelism. She was a Christian School Teacher, Sunday School Teacher, author, and librarian. Kathy served with her husband in the mission field for over 20 through Gateway Ministries West. Speaking to ladies’ groups was one of her favorite activities. Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by three grandbabies; and two nieces, Erin and Heather Fitzpatrick.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Dr. T. Wayne Phillips; four children, Amanda Perez (spouse-Jose), Nate Phillips (spouse-Paige), Jon Phillips, and Heidi Adams (spouse-David); siblings, Rabun Campbell, Brenda Fitzpatrick, Judy James and Tim Campbell; 12 grandchildren, Jessica, Mike, Sam, Josh, Ben, Katie Jane, Chris, Lane, Kensey, Meaghan, Gracy, and Madison.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 4, at 2 p.m. at Hull Baptist Church with the Revs. Randy Crowe and Tim Campbell officiating. Interment will follow at Colbert Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.