Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Scott Phillips, 73, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Thursday,
October 11, 2012, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home. Burial will follow in the Smith Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1 P.M. – 9
P.M., and Thursday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Monday, October 8, 2012 at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
She was born August 16, 1939, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Morgan Lee Scott and Mamie Scott. On September
14, 1963, she was married to the late Thurman Phillips, who
passed away January 1, 2006. She was a retired factory
worker, and a member of the Whitson Chapel Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 1 Daughter: Lynda C. Phillips; 2 Brothers: Walton
and Curtis Scott; and 2 Sisters: Sally Masters and Mary
Survivors include 2 Daughters: Joyce (Carl) Green and
Susan (John) Pearson, all of Cookeville, TN; 3 Grandsons:
Jason (Lora) Wilton of Sparta, TN, Daniel Hunter of Cookeville,
TN, and Ben Hunter of Cookeville, TN; 1 Great Grandson:
Aaden Hunter of Dallas, TX; Special Family Member: Ken
Hunter of Cookeville, TN; 5 Brothers: Odell (Marie) Scott, Jerry
(Nancy) Scott, Hamp (Marie) Scott, Andy (Anna) Scott, and
Richard Scott, all of Gainesboro, TN; and 3 Sisters: Carolyn
(Wade) Burris of Gainesboro, TN, Cathy (Charles) Stafford of
Cookeville, TN, and Matilda Stewart of Cookeville, TN. Several
nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Doyle Wilmoth will officiate at
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