Thelma Phillips

April 2, 1923 ~ March 27, 2021 (age 97)


Thelma Phillips was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on April 2, 1923 and was the second youngest of seventeen children born to the late Thomas and Evie (Dillard) Ware. 

Thelma married the late Samuel Phillips.   She spent her working days as a homemaker and as a foster parent.   She professed a faith in God at a very early age.


She was called home to be with the Lord on March 27, 2021 at 1:10am at the Southwood Health Center.

She was predeceased by her loving and devoted husband, Samuel Phillips.

She leaves behind:  nieces, Barbara Ashby and Evelyn Massey; nephew, Oliver (O.C) Thompson and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 1:00p.m. in Greiner Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery.  Pastor Curtis Mitchell will officiate. Online condolences may be made at .

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Funeral Service
April 3, 2021

1:00 PM
Greiner Funeral Home and Cremation Service
2005 North 13th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47804

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