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Obituary - Kathryn Smith Phillips
Meadows Funeral Home
Kathryn Smith Phillips
MONROE -- Kathryn Smith Phillips, age 101, of Monroe, Ga., passed away on Thursday, October 8th, 2020.
    Visitation was held on Monday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Meadows Funeral Home and a celebration of life followed at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Monroe. Interment followed in Westlawn Memorial Cemetery.
    Kathryn was a member of First Baptist Church of Monroe for over 50 years, where she was a Sunday school teacher, youth leader, member of the Women's Ministry United and served on a number of committees during her life
     She was the home economics teacher at Monroe High school beginning in 1949. She was also a member of the Junior Service League and the Evergreen Garden Club.
    She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
    Kathryn was the daughter of the late William H. and Lucy Bird Smith of Statesboro, Ga. She was preceded in death by her husband of 40+ years, John Lee Phillips, in 1984.
    She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lee Phillips Malcom and N. Anderson Malcom of Monroe; granddaughters, Lora Lee Malcom, Andrea Malcom Campbell (Jared Campbell); and grandson, John A. Malcom (Liz Warren Malcom), all of Monroe; great-granddaughters, Lora Kathryn Malcom and Annalee Peters; and great-grandson, Malcom Campbell. She was blessed with a number of loving nieces and nephews.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Abbey Hospice, 215 Azalea Court, Social Circle, GA 30025; The Cancer Foundation Walton Chapter, P.O. Box 49309, Athens, GA 30604; First Baptist Church's Senior Adult Ministry, Music Ministry or Youth & Children's Ministry, 202 McDaniel Street, Monroe, GA 30655.

Statesboro Herald, October 13, 2020
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