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Arvenia Phillips

August 14, 1926 ~ May 29, 2021 (age 94)


  Arvenia “Beenee” Phillips, 94, of Shelbyville passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021 at MHP Medical Center.

  She was born August 14, 1926 in Indiana to Sammy Watts and Lovolia (Brown) Watts. 

  Arvenia is survived by her children, Gloria Jane McDuffey, Sheryl Frost, Jeff (Leatha) Martin, Sr., all of Shelbyville and James (Pam) Martin, Jr. of Franklin, 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great-grandchildren, her sister, Tonya Harrison.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Leroy Phillips, her brothers, William Watts and Thomas Eugene Stadler, and her son-in-law, Doug McDuffey, Sr.

  She was a member of Second Baptist Church for several years.  Arvenia retired from KCL Corporation in 1988.    She enjoyed shopping and spending time with her family.

  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Second Baptist Church, 34 W. Hendricks Street, and Shelbyville.

 Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the church with Pastor Tony Lambert officiating.

  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

  Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Arvenia’s family.

  Memorial contributions may be given to Second Baptist Church.

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June 5, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Second Baptist Church

Funeral Service
June 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Second Baptist Church

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