Rushville Republican

November 26, 2012

Dorothy L. Phillips, 86

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Dorothy L. Phillips, 86, of Milroy, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 in Shelbyville.

Dorothy was born Feb. 6, 1926 in Greenup County, Ky. to the late Orville and Goldie (Dillow) Adkins.

Dorothy lived in Milroy and the Arlington area most of her life and was a 1943 graduate of Arlington High School. Dorothy married Donald E. Phillips June 25, 1954; he preceded her in death March 12, 2004. She retired from Philco Ford of Connersville, working many years in assembly. Dorothy was a member of Big Flatrock Christian Church and the Dorcas Circle II.  

Dorothy leaves behind three brothers, Orville “Bill” Adkins (and wife Nancy) of Rushville, Larry Adkins (and wife Sharrell) of Rushville and Ronnie Adkins of Laurel; and several nieces and nephews.  

Besides her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Don; brother, Mike Adkins; and sisters, Eunice Sparks, Louise Piles and Avanelle Stagg.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at Moster Mortuary in Rushville with Rev. Robert G. Burgbacher and Pastor Rebecca Merriman-Gibbons presiding. Burial will follow in Arlington East Hill Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the mortuary.

Memorial contributions may be made to Big Flatrock Christian Church.