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Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

1150 South Dickerson Road, Goodlettsville, TN

OBITUARY

Betty B Phillips

February 11, 1925November 17, 2019

Betty B Phillips age 94, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019.

She was born on February 11, 1925 in Kentucky to Lt Col. Alger & Calla Hanks. Betty spent her childhood years in Bowling Green, Kentucky. After WWII she visited family in Frankfurt, Germany where she met the love of her life, Leo W. Phillips. Betty & Leo were married in Bad Nauheim, Germany on December 20, 1947 and then honeymooned in Paris, France.

After Leo & Betty moved from Germany they resided in Detroit, Michigan; raising there 4 children. After Leo retired they moved to Goodlettsville, Tennessee. No matter where they lived Betty made there house a home, she was a great cook with special request for her meatloaf and turkey and dressing. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend she gave honest advise and had the kindest heart and gentle soul; Her memories will live on in the hearts of family and friends, she will truly be missed by all.

Betty was preceded in death by husband, Leo W Phillips; daughter, Dawn Phillips; son, Danny Phillips; granddaughter, Amber Phillips; and parents, Lt. Col. Alger & Calla Hanks.

Survived by children, Duane (Marie) Phillips, Linda (Rex) Howard, Dale (Cheryl) Phillips; daughter-in-law, Paula Phillips; grandchildren, Damian (Holly) Phillips, Rachel (Ryan) Pack, Matthew Phillips, Karen Pearson, Josh (Lisa) Phillips, Larry (Alicia) Wake, Leonard (Tarah) Wake, Bryan (Paige) Kejonen, Austin Phillips, Grant (Melissa) Phillips, Shannon (Jeff) Gilmore; 20 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Visitation with family will be Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 10 am till 12 noon. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. with Funeral Services following Visitation.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12pm at Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment to follow at Nashville National Cemetery with active pallbearers Damian Phillips, Matthew Phillips, Ryan Pack, Austin Phillips, Grant Phillips, Josh Phillips, Larry Wake, Leonard Wake, Bryan Kejonen, W.J. Hailey D.D.S., Rex Howard

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, November 20, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Memories

Betty B Phillips

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Cayla Simmons

November 19, 2019

You will be forever missed and loved granny.

We love you.

Cayla Simmons

November 19, 2019

Cayla Simmons

November 19, 2019

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY