DEARING, Ga. - Mrs. Helen Welch Phillips, 74, of Dearing, entered into rest January 25, 2008, at the University Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Howard Phillips.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 30, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Timmerman officiating.
Pallbearers were Kenneth Welch, Sonny Welch, Jeff Welch, Jimmy Hunt, Billy Neal, Billy Neal, Jr.
Mrs. Phillips was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County and was the daughter of the late Jim Earl Welch and the late Elizabeth Inglett Welch. She was retired as a clerical worker from Signal Towers at Fort Gordon with over 30 years of service. Mrs. Phillips also worked at Wal-Mart in Thomson for nine years as a door greeter. She was a member of Dearing Baptist Church.
Survivors: son, Dennis Phillips (Charlon), Dearing; daughter, Debra Phillips, Belfast, Ireland; sister, Shirley Carithers, Dearing; two grandchildren, Britney Holt and Taylor Phillips.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.