|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1928|
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 2005|
Edith Coffey Phillips, 76, of York, SC, formerly of Buena Vista, died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at her home after an extended illness.
Born December 1, 1928, she was a native of Buena Vista and was the daughter of Walker Lee Coffey and Sarah Montgomery Coffey. She was the widow of Robert Douglas Phillips, Jr. and was preceded in death by her brother, Thurman Lee Coffey, Sr. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in York, SC and a member of the Ladies Bible Study Class. She was a graduate of Parry McCluer High School and Southern Seminary in Buena Vista, VA with a degree in Secretarial Science and Accounting. She was a retired employee of Dunlap-Johnson Chevrolet Co., Inc., York, SC. She and her late husband owned and operated Palmetto Custom Carpet, York, SC. After retirement she helped her daughter operate a licensed daycare in their home. The children called her "Grandmama".
She is survived by two daughters and sons in laws, Lita and Doug English of Clayton, GA; Edie and Jeff West of York, SC; three granddaughters, Amy York Blackwell and her husband, Shane and Jolie York of Clayton, GA; Melissa West of York, SC; one great granddaughter, Brenley York; one step-granddaughter, Mandy English Howard and her husband, John of Clayton, GA; one step grandson, Justin C. English of Mountain City, GA; three sisters, Katherine Rogers and brother-in-law, Gordon of Roanoke Rapids, NC; Roxie Barksdale of Lynchburg; Betty Teague of Buena Vista and one sister-in-law, Normagene Coffey of Buena Vista; and a devoted brother-in-law, Robert Douglas of Big Island; and 14 beloved nieces and nephews and their families.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at Green Hill Cemetery with Rev. David Bain officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alexa R. Good ALS Foundation, P. O. Box 12248, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or Hospice and Community Care, P. O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731. The Lomax Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Walker Lee Coffey (1904 - 1948)
Sarah Margaret Montgomery Coffey (1908 - 1990)
Robert Douglas Phillips (1924 - 1988)*
Thurman Lee Coffey (1924 - 1991)*
Edith Marion Coffey Phillips (1928 - 2005)
Green Hill Cemetery
Buena Vista City
Plot: Sect 13, plot 72, space 4
Created by: JLR
Record added: Mar 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86935965