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Lucille Phillips, 72
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McMinnville resident Lucille Phillips, 72, was born May 3, 1947 and died Oct. 19 at her residence following an extended illness.

A homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Vada Mooneyham Bates.

She was married Aug. 17, 1965 to William F. Phillips of McMinnville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children and spouses, April and Patrick Smith of Readyville, William Franklin and Melissa Phillips Jr. of Cookeville, Lisa and Jon Officer of Spring Hill, and Jay and Christy Phillips of Robertsdale, Ala.; eight grandchildren Amber Buttrum, Lindsay Buttrum, Ashley Phillips, Kayla Phillips, Coty Phillips, Bryce McCormick, Alyssa Phillips and Jacob Phillips; two step-grandchildren, Aaron and Trey Martin; and great-grandchild, Braylen McCormick.

Mrs. Phillips will be cremated. There will be no visitation or service at High’s. Private family services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 23, 2019