November 7, 1924 - November 14, 2017
Katherine Y. Philips Tupelo - Katherine Cecelia Philips, 93, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Sanctuary Hospice House. She was born November 7, 1924 in Memphis, Tennessee to T.S. and Lillie Stalnaker Young and raised in Smithville. She was married to Joseph A. Philips for 54 years until his passing in 2001. Joseph started Philips Farm and Garden, that they owned and operated for many years along with Philips Outdoor Equipment. Katherine always had a special touch when it came to flowers and enjoyed caring for them. She enjoyed working from home as well and taking care of her children. Katherine loved to shop, travel and spend time with friends and family. She was a longtime member of Parkway Baptist Church. Survivors include her children, Janet Harris (Dave) of Austin, Texas, Patty Brock (David) of Saltillo and Joel E. Philips (Maritza) of Rio Rico, Arizona; grandchildren, Shana Harris (Jon) of Austin, Texas, Michael D. Harris (Samantha) of Austin, Texas, Jason Carlock (Melinda) of Guntown, John David Brock of Saltillo, Constance Burleson (Stuart) of Shannon, Mary Katherine Jimenez (Neft) of Saltillo, Callie Elizabeth Philips of Tupelo and Yaretzi, Alexandra, T.J. and Lillie Kate Philips all of Rio Rico, Arizona and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Meredith Austin and brother, Everett Young. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, November 18, 2017, at W. E. Pegues, Tupelo. There will be private family graveside services in Glenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House, PO Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803 or LeBonheur Foundation, PO Box 42048, Memphis, TN 38174-2048. Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
Katherine Y. Philips Tupelo - Katherine Cecelia Philips, 93, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Sanctuary Hospice House. She was born November 7, 1924 in Memphis, Tennessee to T.S. and Lillie Stalnaker Young and raised in Smithville.... View Obituary & Service Information
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