Helen Phillips, 92

Helen Irene Phillips, 92, of Greensburg, passed away at 6:31 a.m. on Tuesday,
January 17, 2023 in Scottsburg. She was born on February 24, 1930 in Goshen,
Ohio the daughter of Cecil and Margaret (Schuman) Simmons. She moved to Decatur
County when she was 10 years old and was a 1947 graduate of Sandcreek High
School. She had worked for 10 years at the telephone company and retired from
BCA in 1995 after 20 years of service. She was a member of the Community Church
of the Nazarene and the Rodney Wesleyan Church. She had been a Sunday school
teacher, supported missionary’s and had served as president of the Missionary
Society. She enjoyed reading, cooking, baking and going to church events. She
loved people and her family and friends. She married Steve Paul Phillips on
February 4, 1951 in Greensburg, and he preceded her in death on May 25, 2002.
Survivors include her daughters, Karen (Chuck) Sosbe of Kokomo, Patricia Roberts
and Susan (Doug) Doles both of Greensburg; sons, Steve T. Phillips (fiancé, Deb
Cathcart Bess) of Scottsburg, Timothy J. Phillips of Greensburg and Michael L.
Phillips of Westport; 9 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by her parents; brother, Lawrence Simmons, sister, Kathryn
Moore and great grandson, Shad Roberts. Funeral services will be conducted at
2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in
Westport with Rev. Mike Hopper, Pastor Tony Guy and Pastor Perry Cook
officiating. Burial will follow at the Union Baptist Cemetery. A time of
visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 25 from 11:00 a.m. until time of
service at 2:00 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to
Gideon Bibles or the Rodney Wesleyan Church through the funeral home. Online
condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com

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