Ruth Ellen Phillips, 95, of New Market, passed away Friday morning, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg.
Mrs. Phillips was born on July 11, 1917, at Forestville, and was the daughter of the late Homer and Ada Branner Harpine.
She was a homemaker and a devoted member of the Solomon’s Lutheran Church at Forestville.
On Aug. 29, 1939, she married Everett D. Phillips, who passed away Oct. 5, 2005.
She is survived by four children, Lona Sager of Timberville, Allen Phillips of Broadway, Floyd Phillips of New Market and Larry Phillips of Arlington; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The Rev. Glen Turner will conduct a funeral service at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Solomon’s Lutheran Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may pay their respects on Saturday after 1 p.m. at the Theis Funeral Chapel in New Market.