Sybil "Gail" (Miller) Phillips

March 7, 1935 ~ February 23, 2022 (age 86)


Sybil “Gail” Phillips, 86, of Landis passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at her residence.

Born in Rowan County on March 7, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Sybil Dial and Francis Eugene Miller.

Mrs. Phillips was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church of Landis. She was a quiet lady who loved to read and loved her great-grandchildren and her family. Although she wasn’t able to attend anymore, she loved her church. She also enjoyed swimming at the YMCA and the beach. Mrs. Phillips adored her husband, with whom she spent many loving years together. She was very much loved and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert Phillips, Jr.; brother, Gary Miller; sister, Dean Fleming.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 68 years, Robert J. Phillips, Sr.; daughters, Robin Olsen of Landis and Beth Phillips of Dallas, NC; granddaughter, Alison Powell and great-grandchildren McKenzie Johnson, Talon Lackey and Nora Lackey.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at First United Methodist Church, 209 E Mill St, Landis, NC 28088 with Pastor Holly Evensen officiating.

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Memorial Service
March 5, 2022

2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
209 E. Mill St.
Landis, NC 28088

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