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Sara Velma Rountree Phillips

November 21, 1945 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 75)

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Obituary for: Sara Velma Rountree Phillips


Sara Velma Rountree Phillips passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Archbold Medical Center, Thomasville, GA.


Mrs. Phillips was born on November 21 1945 in Montgomery County and was a graduate of Lyons High school; she was a Baptist by faith. She enjoyed embroidery and has made many gifts for people over the years. She loved spending time with her family. Velma is preceded in death by her husband J. Ervin Phillips, one son David Ronald Sheppard, parents Cecil and Lexi Taylor Rountree, three sisters Ester Rountree, Mary Ricketson, Melba Howard and one brother Herbert Rountree.


She is survived by one son Mark Phillips & wife Amy, one granddaughter Hagan, one grandson Mark Jr & wife Morgan, one great granddaughter Blakeleigh, two sisters, Edna Brown and Leila Smith, one brother Wendell Rountree as well as several nieces and nephews.  


The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 1st 12:30 - 1:30 at Roberts - Stewart Funeral Home of Vidalia. Graveside service will follow at 2:00p.m. at North Thompson Cemetery with Gary Roberson to officiate.


In lieu of flowers please send donations to Lake Pleasant Baptist Church, 3407 John Collins Rd., Pelham, Ga 31779. 


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Roberts – Stewart Funeral Home, Vidalia Chapel is serving the Phillips family.

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May 1, 2021

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Roberts-Stewart Funeral Home
1722 Mt Vernon Road
Vidalia, GA 30475

Graveside Service
May 1, 2021

2:00 PM
North Thompson Cemetery

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