A funeral service will be held Thursday for Cora Lee Phillips Jones, 325 Columbia St., Apartment 410, Sharon. She passed away at 9:15 a.m. Friday (3-24-06) in the emergency room of Sharon Regional Health System. She was 62.

Mrs. Jones was born Oct. 4, 1943, in Belzoni, Miss., to Percy Phillips Sr. and Lillie Mae Dennis Phillips.

She attended Mississippi schools and lived in the Shenango Valley since 1964.

Cora Lee’s hobbies included fishing and bingo.

Surviving are: a companion, Lorenzo D. Bell, Sharon; two daughters, Phylis Jones and her companion Lamica Abrams, Sharon; and Linda Jones and her companion Jarrell Holloway, Farrell; three sons, Thomas Phillips and his wife Brenda, Sharon; Clyde Phillips and his companion Angel Chavers, Farrell; and Henry Jones, Michigan; a sister, Pastor Joyce Phillips, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a brother, Benny Phillips and his wife Claudia Mae, Belzoni; and 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Cora Lee was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Willie and Percy Phillips Jr.; and two sisters, Bobbie Jean Jones and Limmie Mae Johnson.


Cora Lee Phillips, 62, of 325 Columbia St., Apartment 410, Sharon.

Calling hours: With family from 11 to 11:50 a.m. Thursday (3-30-06) in Greater Mount Zion Church of God in Christ, 1825 Roemer Blvd., Farrell. Friends may also call in the home of Linda Jones, deceased’s daughter, 151 Shenango Blvd., Farrell. Condolences may be sent by fax to 724-347-1917 or by e-mail to ShannonFHLtd@netscape.net

Service: Funeral service at noon Thursday in the church with the Rev. Supt. Wilbert G. Hadden, pastor, officiating.

Burial: Cremation.

Arrangements by WILBERT L. SHANNON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 33 Broadway Ave., Wheatland.

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