Edna S. Phillips

Died: Sat., Mar. 25, 2017


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Phillips, Edna S., age 87 of Huntsville, AL, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017. She was born May 12, 1929 in Alto, GA, the daughter of the late Luther & Fannie (Martin) Shore. Mrs. Phillips was an avid volunteer at the Huntsville Hospital with over 15 years of service. Preceded in death by her husband of 43 years Barto Phillips, 2 brothers Marvin & James Shore, and by 2 sisters Francis Murray & Lily Rutledge. She is survived by 2 sons Christopher Phillips, Steven Phillips and wife Julieta, her daughter Penny Charlton and husband Lester, 6 grandchildren Courtney, Cassandra & Suzanne Phillips, Rebecca, Jeremy & Justin Charlton, and by 7 great grandchildren.  A private graveside service will be held at the Heritage Hills Memory Gardens with Pastor Mark Payne officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Huntsville Hospital, 101 Sivley Rd. SW, Huntsville, AL 35801 in her memory. Arrangements entrusted to the SWART & WOLFE FUNERAL HOME, West Carrollton. www.swartandwolfefuneralhome.com.

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Charlton "Chip" and Alicia MonCrief
   Posted Wed March 29, 2017
Christopher and family,

A mother holds her children’s hands for a while, their hearts forever.

Chris, you have been at your mother’s side, taking care of her and attending to her every need. You have interacted with the doctors and nurses in order for your sweet mother to receive the best of care. The hours that you spent with her were precious and she appreciated everything that you did for her. You are a good son! She loved you dearly. She is now at rest.

I have only known your mom for 13 years, but she was a class act and a fine woman. She was a good neighbor and a faithful friend. I would see her coming back from her volunteer work at Huntsville Hospital in her pink uniform and despite being tired, she always had a gracious smile and warm hello. She will be sorely missed.

Author John Milton once said of his own mother “Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, in every gesture, dignity and love.” Truer words could not be spoken of your own sweet mother.

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

In Rememberance,
Charlton “Chip” and Alicia MonCrief, Huntsville, AL

Sara Shore and her Sister Amelia Ledford
   Posted Wed March 29, 2017
Sara Ednas 70 sister in law and I just wanted to let you all know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.We loved Edna dearly.She was a sweetheart and we loved her She will dearly be missed. Love you all. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Cornelia, Ga.

Nicole Gaines
   Posted Thu March 30, 2017
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have been visiting Magnolia Trace every week for the past two years. I always saw Mrs. Philip's son Christopher faithfully visiting his mom. Such a rare occurrence these days, to see children so devoted and involved with their parents care. It was refreshing. I know she will be missed. God feels for you in your pain. Psalm 34:18

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