Mrs. Sara McElroy Phillips

Published 7:24 pm Sunday, April 22, 2018

Mrs. Sara McElroy Phillips, 87, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Hospice LaGrange.

Mrs. Phillips was born March 13, 1931, in Newnan, daughter of the late Clayton Howard McElroy and Molly Pike McElroy. She lived in many locations during her late husband’s Air Force career, including Texas, Washington D.C., California, Alaska, South Carolina and Florida before retiring to Georgia. A member of Highland Baptist Church, she was a voracious reader, enjoyed bingo and was a loving and dedicated mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her son and daughter in-law, Sid and Reggie Phillips of Mountville; daughter, Debi Thompson of Hogansville; grandchildren, Luke and Danielle Thompson, Christina and Jonathan Moncus and David Phillips; her beloved great-grandchildren; brother and sister in-law, Clayton and Billie McElroy; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney (Doc) Phillips, who she married on Jan. 29, 1950; grandson, John Michael Phillips; son-in-law, James E. Thompson; sister, Martha Clark; and brother, Bobby McElroy.

Funeral services will be 5 p.m., Monday, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, with interment will be in Myrtle Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Monday afternoon.

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