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Evelyn Phillips

March 7, 1941 — January 29, 2022

Mrs. Evelyn Phillips, age 80, of Martin, TN passed away Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, TN.

She was born on March 7, 1941 to the late Ed A. and Neatie G. Henderson Hicks of Water Valley, KY.

Evelyn grew up in Water Valley, KY and lived most of her life in the Fulton, South Fulton area. She was affectionately know by her grandkids as "Granny and Mamaw Evelyn". While she enjoyed cooking, sewing and reading, her family was her pride and joy.

She is survived by her children: Melissa (Ronnie) Nelms of South Fulton, TN and Stacey Phillips Chamberlain of Hermitage, TN, three grandchildren: Jason (Melissa) Nelms of Tallahassee, FL, Jerrod (Jamie) Nelms of Lakeland, FL and Noah Chamberlain of Hermitage, TN, seven great-grandchildren: Audrey, Lucy, Drew, Emma Nelms all of Lakeland, FL, Adaline, Leo and Maggie Nelms all of Tallahassee, FL and a brother Eddie (Miriam) Hicks of Fulton, KY.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her 1st husband, William Castleman and her second husband Tony Phillips and three sisters: Nadine Brewington, Ruella Pruett and Faye Price. 

Pallbearers will be Frank Parrish, Jason Parrish, Bryan Bolton, Jerrod Nelms, Jason Nelms and Ronnie Nelms. 

Funeral services will be held at 1PM Wednesday, February 2, 2022 in our funeral chapel with burial to follow in the Obion County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11AM Wednesday until the hour of service. We do ask that you wear a mask for the visitation and funeral services. 

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Wednesday, February 2, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Hornbeak Funeral Chapel

302 Carr St, Fulton, KY 42041

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Hornbeak Funeral Chapel

302 Carr St, Fulton, KY 42041

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