OBITUARY

Dinah Lee Phillips

April 12, 1938September 1, 2019

Dinah Lee (Clark) Phillips, age 81, of Rex, GA passed away on September 1, 2019. She was born to the late Ralph Herbert and Pauline (Duffey) Clark in Dade County, FL on April 12, 1938. She received her GED in 1976 and went on to work for several companies including GBI, Lake City Police Department and BHW Sheet Metal. She has held several positions including Dispatcher, Court Clerk, Secretary, Computer Operator and she was the co-owner of Falcon Security. She was of the Baptist faith and was very loving and generous to her family and friends. She enjoyed reading, ceramics, and floral gardening. She loved traveling to the Florida Keys and to Miami where she would visit family. She also loved going to the North Georgia and Tennessee mountains. She loved her Boston terrier “Tide” and her daughter’s Terriers “Toby” and “Chester”. She co-owned two terriers “Memphis Marie” & “Lula Belle”. She would keep them when her daughter went out of town. She had a special love for her family and her friends and that is what made her unique. She will be missed by all who know and love her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Lee Andrew Phillips, her brother; Bud Clark, and her sisters; Shirley Smith and Jane Gaberdiel.

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter; Susan Lynn (Phillips) Payne a.k.a Suzy, her son-in-law; Robert Charles Payne a.k.a Charlie, her granddaughter; Ellen Ruth (Payne) Powers, her grandson-in-law; Jeremy Levi Powers, her grandson; Bryan Chesley Payne, her granddaughter-in-law; Anna Michelle (Pinow) Payne, her great granddaughter; Julie Grace Payne, her great grandson; Joshua Philip Payne and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Family and friends will be received for a visitation on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 11 AM to 1 PM at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home located at 376 Fairview Rd in Stockbridge, GA. A funeral service will immediately follow the visitation at 1 PM in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment will take place at Fairview Memorial Gardens.

The family would like any and all donations to be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital located at 262 Danny Thomas PL in Memphis, TN 38105.

  • FAMILY

  • Dinah Lee (Clark) Phillips, age 81, of Rex, GA passed away on September 1, 2019. She was born to the late Ralph Herbert and Pauline (Duffey) Clark in Dade County, FL on April 12, 1938.She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband; Lee Andrew Phillips.
    She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter; Susan Lynn (Phillips) Payne a.k.a Suzy, her son-in-law; Robert Charles Payne a.k.a Charlie, her granddaughter; Ellen Ruth (Payne) Powers, her grandson-in-law; Jeremy Levi Powers, her grandson; Bryan Chesley Payne, her granddaughter-in-law; Anna Michelle (Pinow) Payne, her great granddaughter; Julie Grace Payne and her great grandson; Joshua Philip Payne.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, September 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 6, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, September 6, 2019

Memories

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Melody Pillsbury

September 4, 2019

My Aunt Dinah was my second mother in the summer times me Jenny Sherri and Rick would go spend the summer with her and uncle Buzzy and then Susan would come to our house the next summer. We had great times and fun always. I will always miss her the rest of my life.

Tracey Lawrence

September 4, 2019

I remember when I was little I would got to my aunt Dinah and play with my cousin Susan we always had such a great time together I will miss my aunt Dinah very much I love you ❤️😘💕

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY