Rita Phillips, age 69, of Loretto, TN passed away Saturday, May 13, 2023 at STRHS-Lawrenceburg after a sudden illness.
She was a native of Wayne County, TN, a homemaker, a beloved wife, mother and nana, and a member of Trinity Life Tabernacle Church where she loved to play the piano.
She was preceded in death by her father: Turner Williams; and son-in-law: Josh Smith.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years: Dennis Phillips of Loretto, TN; daughters: Lora Brown (Daniel), Jennifer Carter (Jonathan), and Kati Phillips, all of Loretto, TN; mother: Pauline Williams of Holly Creek, TN; brother: Stanley Williams (JoAnn) if Athens, AL; sister: Anita Daniels of Smyrna, TN; six grandchildren: Nicholas Rohling, Ayndrea Rholing, Joseph Smith, Haleigh Carter, Emma Brown and Tucker Brown; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Rita Phillips were conducted at Loretto Memorial Chapel at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 with Jeff Toungette and Tony Buie officiating. Burial followed at Smith Cemetery. Loretto Memorial Chapel was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be offered by way of: www.lorettomemorialchapel.com.