Springlake Cemetery

Erath Co. Cemeteries of TX

Submitted by Michelle  Rester

Willie “Granny Bill” Phillips

January 24, 1917 – November 27, 2007

Willie “Granny Bill” Phillips, age 90, of Picayune died Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at Northshore Regional Medical Center in Slidell, LA. Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 28th  from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Picayune Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 1st  at Springlake Cemetery, Earth, TX.

“Granny Bill”, born in Rawls, TX, moved to this area  eighteen years ago from Muleshoe, TX. She was a homemaker  and a member of Springlake Baptist Church.

She is survived by:  two sons, A. J. Phillips of Brownfield, TX and  Weldon Phillips of Cartersville, GA;  one daughter, Lawanda Pruitt of Picayune;  one sister, Ida Collier of Scurry, TX;  seven grandchildren and  eleven great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by  her husband, Foster Phillips and  two sisters, Mae Phillips and Irene King.