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Mrs Nellie Elizabeth Yvonn Altman Phillips

Birth
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Death 8 Dec 2010 (aged 74)
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 62717025 · View Source
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Nellie E.Y. Altman Phillips - SAVANNAH - Nellie E.Y. Altman Phillips, 74, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2010 at her residence with her family at her bedside under the care of Hospice Savannah. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Richard "Dick" L. Phillips, Sr. and a granddaughter Gabrielle. She was born and raised in Savannah and was a graduate of Savannah High School. Ms. Nellie was very actively involved in her children's lives and with the Quacco Baptist Church for which she was a member for many years. She was a strong influence on everyone she came in contact with. Ms. Nellie was the epitome of a "Lady" and was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a former member of the Eastern Star, a homemaker, and the wife of a man who spent 23 years in the US Air Force. She is survived by three sons; Richard L. Phillips, Jr. (Carol) of Richmond Hill; William W. Phillips, III; Douglas J. Phillips (Sharon) all of Savannah; two daughters; Debra VanBrackle (Michael) of Guyton; Julie P. Collins (Christopher) of Savannah; one brother, Raymond "Buddy" Altman of Richmond Hill; two sisters; Edith Green of Savannah and Jacqueline "Jackie" Tucker of Hampton, SC; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Thursday December 9, 2010 at Fairhaven Funeral Home, Garden City. Funeral Service: 2:00 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Fairhaven Funeral Home, 2794 W. Highway 80, Garden City, Ga. Interment will follow the service at Hillcrest West Cemetery. Memorial Contributions: Giddens Bibles or Hospice Savannah. Fairhaven Funeral Home & Crematory 2794 W. Highway 80 Garden City, Ga. 31408 912-964-2862 www.fairhavenfuneralhome.net Savannah Morning News December 9, 2010 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries .


Published in Savannah Morning News on December 9, 2010


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  • Maintained by: JoAnn Bland
  • Originally Created by: Linda Lee DeWitt Lewis
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62717025
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mrs Nellie Elizabeth Yvonn Altman Phillips (9 Jun 1936–8 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62717025, citing Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by JoAnn Bland (contributor 47359813) .