Mary Patricia Kluttz Phillips, 76, of Locust, NC went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
"Ms. Pat" was born November 16, 1942 in Millingport, NC to the late Jackson S. Kluttz and the late Mary Wyatt Clayton Kluttz.
She was also preceded in death by her husband Joel McCrea Phillips; as well as four siblings.
Survivors include her son James Andrew "Andy" Phillips of Stanly Manor; daughter, Kimberly Helms and husband Lynn of Stanfield, NC; grandson Nicholas Helms; granddaughter Mary Pressley and husband Michael; grandson Wyatt Helms; brothers Jack Kluttz, John Kluttz and wife Julie; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Ms. Pat was a longtime Sunday school teacher at Mission Baptist Church, where she had taught three generations of church family members. Ms. Pat loved the beach, working in her yard and reading a good book. She will be truly missed by her family, friends and her church family.
The family will receive friends from 2:00pm - 3:00pm, on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Mission Baptist Church. A memorial service will follow at 3:00pm, officiated by Pastor Jeremy Hyde and Pastor Ronny Russell.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Phillips family. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.hartsellfh.com
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