PHILLIPS, Mable (Gilmore)

Date of birth: 29 Apr 1905 Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Date of death: 1 Jan 1979 Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana

SOURCE: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, 3 Jan 1979

Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise 3 Jan 1979
Double Funeral Services for Harry and Mabel Phillips
      Double funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev.
Robert Golding at Murphy Mortuary in Shelbyville for Harry A. Philllips,
76, 632 Eighth St., Shelbyville, native of Edinburgh, who died Saturday at
7:15 a.m. at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis and for
his wife, Mabel Phillips, 73, of the same address who died Monday after
hearing of her husband’s death.  She had been taken to Major Hospital in
      Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.
      Mr. Phillips had been hospitalized one week but had been in poor health
the past two years.
      He was born Dec. 20, 1902, in Edinburgh, the son of James Phillips and
Annabelle Lauver Phillips.  She survives.  Mr. Phillips was retired from
Admiral Corporation in Shelbyville and was a member of the Jackson Masonic
Lodge in Seymour. 
      His survivors are two brothers, Vernon Phillips of Indianapolis and
Raymond Phillips of Houston, Texas; three sisters, Mrs. Bernard (Beatrice)
Price of Edinburgh, Mrs. Helen Tirey of Indianapolis and Mrs. Bernard
(Kathryn) Jasper of Greenfield.  He was preceded in death by two sisters
and two brothers. 
      Mrs. Phillips was the former Mabel Gilmore, born April 29, 1905, in
Columbus the daughter of the late Albert and Viola Gilmore.  The couple
were married Dec. 5, 1925, in Danville, Indiana.  Mrs. Phillips was a
member of the Jackson Eastern Star chapter at Seymour.
      She is survived by two brothers, Joseph Gilmore of San Diego, Calif., and
Robert Gilmore of New Mexico; three sisters, Mrs. Louise Goetz of
Columbus, Mrs. Virginia Mazza of San Diego, and Katherine Gilmore of
      The couple are survived by a son, James A. Phillips of Seymour; a
daughter, Patricia A. Kelley of Shelbyville; six grandchildren and five
      Both were members of Calvary Baptist Church in Shelbyville. 
Submitted by Mark Wirey