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Betty W. (Usry) Phillips

April 29, 1940 ~ February 18, 2020 (age 79)

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Taylor Funeral Home of Gibson announces the death and funeral services of Mrs. Betty W. Phillips, age 79, of South Usry Street Gibson, who died Tuesday morning February 18, 2020 in the University Hospital Augusta.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 20, 2020 in the Shepard Memorial Chapel of Taylor Funeral Home Gibson with Rev. Myra Barrett officiating. Burial will be in the Walden United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Hawkins, Michael Thigpen, Derrick Randall, Steven Usry, Matthew Usry, JoDean Usry and Antony Fields.

Mrs. Phillips was a native of Gibson and a daughter of the late Jesse David Williams & Leila Clara Clark Williams. She worked several years at Gibson Garment Factory as a seamstress, supervisor, and an inspector. She was a homemaker and a member of Walden United Methodist Church.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Wallace Phillips, sisters, Mildred Poole & Linda Wescott, granddaughter, Ashley Usry & great-granddaughter, Aliké Smith, and is survived by, daughters, Deborah Randall of Gibson, Brenda & Wayne Thigpen of Louisville, Kathy & Jamie Hawkins of Edgehill, sons, Barney Usry of Gibson, Gary D. & Tina Usry of Gibson, brother, Larry Williams of Warrenton, 7 grandchildren, Michael & Amanda Thigpen, Toni Fields, Jennifer Randall, Derrick Randall, James & Kimberly Hawkins, Steven Usry, & Matthew Usry, 10 great grandchildren, Adrianna Thigpen, Zachary Thigpen, Vivianne Thigpen, Taliyah Fields, Antony Fields, Brooklyn Fields, XaVion Smith, Rhianna Randall, Landon Hawkins, & Scarlett Hawkins, several nieces & nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 19 from 6 to 8 PM at Taylor Funeral Home Gibson.

Those desiring, in lieu of flowers, family requests memorials be made to Walden’s United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 1760 Walden Church Rd, Avera, GA 30803.

Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Gibson is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Betty W. (Usry) Phillips, please visit our floral store.


February 19, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Taylor Funeral Home-Gibson
57 College Place
Gibson, Georgia 30810

Funeral Service
February 20, 2020

2:00 PM
Sheppard Memorial Chapel of Taylor Funeral Home Gibson
57 College Place
Gibson, GA 30810

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