Shirley Walker Phillips



Shirley Walker Phillips, 70, of Spencer, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at The Laurels. She was born January 12, 1948 in Hamilton County, TN, the daughter of the late Sam Walker and the late Virginia Swafford. Shirley was a weaver in the textile industry for Pillowtex #7 and a member of Christian Baptist Church.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Alice Bodine.
She is survived by her son Gerald Phillips (Patricia) of Spencer, a daughter, Sonja Downs (Matthew) of Salisbury, four grandchildren, Kari Lee, Matthew Phillips, Courtney Phillips, and Alexis Phillips, three great-grandchildren, Noah, Riley and Aubrey, one brother, Sam Walker of TN, and four sisters, Virginia Hatfield of TN, Helen Walker of TN, Bertha Walker of IL, and Tammy Swafford of TN.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Christian Baptist Church, at 2:00 PM 11874 S NC Hwy 150, Linwood, NC, 27290 on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 with a visitation from 1:00 to 2:00 O’clock. The Rev. Sam Harvey will be officiating.