Agatha Phillips

Thursday, January 10, 2002

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Agatha Marie Phillips, 81, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Feb. 20, 1920, at Valley Park, Mo., daughter of Arthur Theodore and Sarah Elizabeth Hicks Heinemann. She and George Arthur Phillips Sr. were married May 16, 1936.

Phillips was co-owner of 700 Club Restaurant, attended Apostolic Church of Marble Hill and the Harmony Congregational Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, John Phillips of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Charles Phillips of Eureka, Mo.; six daughters, Rose Rice of Poplar Bluff, Carolyn Pruett of Gerald, Mo., Betty Williams and Ann Brown of Marble Hill, Donna Long of Cape Girardeau, Mary Andeline of House Springs, Mo.; a sister, Betty Hadley of Webster Groves, Mo.; 35 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, three brothers, and a sister.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill from 4-8 p.m. Friday.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Charles Newell and Bill Ross officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery.