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Grace “Carolyn” PhillipsPassing: June 4, 2023


The Bride of Christ Fellowship

Funeral Service

Tuesday, June 13th @ 12:00pm


The Bride of Christ Fellowship

Tuesday, June 13th @ 10:00am-12:00pm


Talbott Cemetery

Tuesday, June 13th

MITCHELL – Grace “Carolyn” Phillips, 83, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 4, 2023.

Born June 12, 1939, in Orange County, she was the daughter of Foster Abel and Blanche (Snow) Steen.  She married Charles Edward Phillips on November 14, 1957 and he preceded her in death January 15, 2017.

Carolyn retired from Visteon and was a member of The Bride of Christ Fellowship. She was very active in her grandson’s lives and attended all of their sporting events. Carolyn enjoyed being outside gardening, working in her flowers, and working on the farm with her husband.

Survivors include her sons, Greg (Janet) Phillips and Gordon (Carol) Phillips; grandsons, Tyler (Kelsey) Phillips, Taylor (Molly) Phillips, Trevor Phillips, Chad (Brittany) Phillips, and Jarrett Phillips; great grandsons, Barren and Carson; sisters, Shirley (Don) Wyman and Jeanie Buffington; and son-in-law, Terry Purdy.

Her parents; husband; daughter, Sharon Purdy; brother, Bob Abel; and sisters, Donna Kepler, Sue Carter, and Pat Abel, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at noon, Tuesday, June, 13, at The Bride of Christ Fellowship with Brother Greg Isom officiating. Burial will follow Talbott Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

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9 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Loni Houtchings | Clayton, In
    Date: June 12, 2023
    I'm so sorry for your loss, Carolyn was such a beautiful person I worked at Visteon many years with her always loved her beautiful smile.
  2. Guest: Tammy Malott | Mitchell
    Date: June 10, 2023
    I'm so sorry for your lose. Your parents were good neighbors.😍😢🌹🙏🙏🙏.
  3. Guest: Mary Brewer | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: June 10, 2023
    My deepest condolences to Greg and Gordon and their families. Your mother was one of the sweetest people that I knew.
  4. Guest: Tami Cole | Mitchell, IN
    Date: June 9, 2023
    Greg & Gordon Sorry to of the loss of your mom....You're in our thoughts and prayer.
  5. Guest: Mike Tanksley | Solsberry, Indiana
    Date: June 9, 2023
    Greg, Gordon and family, so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
  6. Guest: Cathy Blackwell | Williams, IN
    Date: June 9, 2023
    Prays for Greg, Gordon and family. So sorry for your difficult loss. She was always a sweet person.
  7. Guest: Bobby Brown | Venice Florida
    Date: June 9, 2023
    Greg and Gordon, I’m sorry for your loss. I’ll be thinking of you and your family during this tuff time.
  8. Guest: Cindy Barrington Daley | Lima, Ohio
    Date: June 9, 2023
    Greg and Gordon, sending thoughts and prayers to both of you and your families
  9. Guest: Cherie kinder Robertson | Yarnell, Az
    Date: June 9, 2023
    Greg, Gordon and your families. Sorry about your Mom. We are never ready to lose our Moms