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Betty Jo (Coffey) Phillips

January 24, 1938 ~ January 29, 2018 (age 80)

BETTY JO COFFEY PHILLIPS 80, formerly of Pellyton and Campbellsville, KY passed away Monday, January 29, 2018 at 11:40 PM at the Signature Health Care Summit Manor

in Columbia, KY

She was born January 24, 1938 in Louisville, KY the daughter of the late Fred Warren and Ada B. Workman Coffey.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joe Phillips on January 9, 1981

Mrs. Phillips was a member of the Tabernacle Christian Church and attended the Campbellsville Christian Church for many years. She was a teacher in the Adair County School System for over 40 years.  She taught in the one room schools, Knifley and Shepherd Grade Centers. She was a graduate of Campbellsville College and received her Master Degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She was a member of the Kentucky Education Association and the Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary. Betty was very active in the Adair County and Taylor County Homemakers Clubs.


Survived by two daughters:

  Angie (Allen) Johnson of Campbellsville, KY

  Pam (Mike) Flanagan of Somerset, KY

Three grandchildren; Andrea (Chris) Hutson of Yellow Springs, Ohio, Alex (Jennifer) Johnson of  Campbellsville, KY,     Ryan Flanagan of Atlanta, Georgia

Two great grandchildren; Brooklyn Johnson and Luke Johnson

And a host of friends.

Funeral service Friday, February 2, 2018 at 1:00 PM CST at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia, KY

Clergy officiating:  Bro. Paul Patton & Bro. Ed Loy

Interment in Pellyton Cemetery in Adair County, Kentucky 

The family request visiting after 3:00 PM   CST Thursday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

Pallbearers:  C R Drake, Darrell Drake, Ryan Flanagan, Chris Hutson, Alex Johnson, Chris Patton

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Betty Jo Phillips Teacher Scholarship Fund, to be established for an Adair County High School student.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements  








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