Margaret Elizabeth Phillips (2018-10-26 13:34:14)

Margaret Elizabeth Phillips, age 91, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

She was born June 30, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois to Clarence Gervais and Edna Price. Margaret was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and attended Sunday School. She loved sewing for her family and canning. Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Lee Phillips; three brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are her daughters, Linda Blackburn and husband Eldridge of Wilkesboro, Brenda McCray and husband Allen of Conover; grandchildren, Denise Gentry and husband Dean of North Wilkesboro, Robin Joines of Rutherford College, Shawn Staley of Millers Creek; great grandchildren, Brooklyn Gentry of Huntersville, Ashlyn Joines of Rutherford College, Sterling Gentry of North Wilkesboro and Grayson Joines of Rutherford College.

Graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Leon Church officiating. The family has requested no flowers. Memorials may be made to Zion Hill Baptist Church, 2552 Boomer Road, Boomer, NC 28606. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to