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Estelle Phillips

Monday, December 10, 2007

Estelle Phillips, daughter of the late W.T. and Elizabeth Nolley Watson, was born in Laweranceburg, Tenn., on Sept. 24, 1922, and died at her residence in Sikeston on Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at the age of 85.

Mrs. Phillips was a homemaker, a resident of Sikeston and a member of the Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston.

On Oct. 25, 1941, she was married to J.C. Phillips in New Madrid. He preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 2005.

Surviving are one son, Charles (Beverly) Phillips of Bell City; three daughters, Sue Worth of Sikeston, Marsha White of Essex, and Kay (Steve) Pressley of Fort Smith, Ark.; three brothers, Ted Watson of Sikeston, Tony Watson of Piggott, Ark., and Bill Watson; fourteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Pat Wilson; and one sister, Mary Harris.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2007, at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel with Rev. Pat Hogan officiating.

Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Morley, with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston in charge of arrangements.

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