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Obituary: Lula Mae Phillips

Lula Mae (Kincaid) Phillips, 83, of Sidney died Dec. 20, 2019.

She was born on Aug. 31, 1936, in Black Oak, Ark. to Mance T. and Rosie (Caldwell) Kincaid.

Lula was a faithful member of Sidney Baptist Church and served on the Sharp County Library Board. Lula taught school at Evening Shade for many years. She loved her students and was thrilled when they would stop and visit with her in town. After she retired, her passion for missions became her focus and a highlight of her life was when she went to Peru to deliver Samaritan’s Purse shoeboxes. She loved her family and her Sidney Baptist Church family. She is celebrating joining loved ones in Heaven, especially her husband, and welcoming us in the future.

She is survived by one son, Paul Phillips (Dana) of King George, Va.; one daughter, Luann Phillips of E. Amherst, N.Y.; one niece, Rebecca Kauke and one nephew, Timmy Kauke of Sidney; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Lula is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald Phillips; one brother, “Pudge”; two sisters, Norma and Ann, and her niece, Tammy Mayfield.

Pallbearers are Lynn Little, Chris Phillips, Bradley Phillips, Bill Phillips, Peyton Phillips, and Ed Phillips. Honorary pallbearers are Archie and Linda Kay Westmorland, Bob and Mia Miller, Joe and Pat Stidman, and Brenda Breckenridge.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Sidney Baptist Church on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, with Shannon Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Visitations will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Roller-Crouch McGee Funeral Home in Cave City.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sidney Baptist Church c/o Lottie Moon Christmas Offering 9 Branch St. Sidney, Arkansas 72577.

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