Patricia Avans Phillips, age 72, of Trenton, GA died Saturday morning October 26, 2013. She was a textile mill operator and a school bus driver. She was a graduate of Davis High School class of ’59. She was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Phillips, Sr., parents Charlie and Euna Smith Avans, sister Charlcie A. Cloud.
Surviving include one son Richard Phillips, Jr. of Williston, ND; two sisters Charolette Richard and Neocia Bolton both of Chattanooga, TN; three brothers Donald Avans of Whittwell, TN, Ronald Avans, Sr., of Apison, TN, and Larry Avans of Trenton, GA; three granddaughters Lashaunda Flores, Erin Phillips, and Melanie Phillips; one great-grandchild Isabella Flores; one aunt Mary Lois Atkins of Bryant, AL, also several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 1:30 PM Tuesday October 29, 2013 in the chapel with Rev. Darren Rogers and Rev. Wayne Winters officiating. Interment will follow in Poplar Springs Cemetery. Family will receive friends from Noon until 8 PM Monday and 9 AM until service time on Tuesday at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton, GA.