Mary E. Spooner Phillips

Published 6:31 am Monday, January 14, 2013

Mrs. Mary E. Spooner Phillips, 84, of Hoschton, Ga., died Jan. 14, 2013.

A native of Decatur County, she was a daughter of the late James and Sadie Mitchell Spooner. Mrs. Phillips was preceded iin death by her husband, Winfred Gerald Phillips Sr. She was a member of Bethabra Baptist Church and was a retired elementary school teacher with the Atlanta Board of Education.

Surviving are children, Winfred G. “Jerry” Phillips Jr. of Hoschton, Lola Phillips Frost of Warner Robins, Ga., and David M. Phillips of Hoschton, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at 2 p.m., from the Bethabra Baptist Church with Dr. Austin L. Phillips and Rev. Landon Frymire officiating. The remains will be placed in state at the church at 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Hoschton City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home, in Winder, Ga.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 449, Winder, GA 30680 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center East, Atlanta, GA 30346.

Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge.