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Kathryn Mayo Phillips

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Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018 10:54 am

Kathryn Mayo Phillips, 91, of Altavista, died Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Autumn Care of Altavista. She was the wife of William Clifton Phillips, Sr. for 65 years.

She was born, March 15, 1927, in Lynchburg, a daughter of the late John Jesse Mayo and Leticia Ware Mayo. She was a member of Lane Memorial United Methodist Church and a retired teacher for Altavista Elementary School.

She is survived by a son, William C. Phillips of Altavista; and a daughter Susan Phillips Nelson and her husband, Mitch, of Manakin-Sabot.

She was predeceased in death by two sisters, Jean Preston and Phyllis Jones; and a brother, John Jesse Mayo, Jr.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m., Saturday, July 7, at Lane Memorial United Methodist Church by the Reverend Ben Horrocks. Interment followed in the Phillips Family Cemetery at Salem United Methodist Church, Evington.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

The family suggests that those wishing to make memorials consider Lane Memorial United Methodist Church, 1201 Bedford Avenue, Altavista, VA 24517.

Please visit the online tribute at www.finchandfinchfuneralservice.com to share a memory or send a condolence to the family.