September 6, 1951 - May 18, 2019
Big Stone Gap, Virginia Barbara King Phillips 67, passed away peacefully on Saturday (May 18, 2019) in Duffield Virginia, surrounded by her loving family. She attended Powell Valley High School, and got her C.N.A. license from Mountain Empire Community College. She drove a school bus for the Wise County School system for 29 years. During her years as a school bus driver she touched the lives of young people in our area. She will be dearly missed by everyone. She truly loved her family, her children, and grandchildren. She was a lifelong partner for Robert, they were married 45 years. She was preceded in death by her parents Huey, and Madeline King “Phillips”, one brother Ted W. King Sr. She is survived by her husband Robert Phillips of the home, children; Melissa Harris (Jimmy), Robert Phillips Jr. (Courtney) , Leslie Stidham (Samuel), grandchildren; Brandi Bellamy (Roy Gilliam), Destiny Bellamy (Justin Christian), Rebekah Harris (Blake McCracken), Alex Phillips (Lena), Austin Phillips (Kailey) Daniel Fields (Kim) Adrianna Phillips, Elexis Holbrook, Haven Stidham, Lakyn Stidham, great grandchildren: Hannah Gilliam, Carter Gilliam, Thomas Gilliam, Scarlett Wagers, Matilda Wagers, Jaxxon Harris, sisters; Carol Whaley, Dorothy Ashley (Ray), Kathy Johnson, Helen Keel, Anita Mack (Tim) , Sam King (Ann) several close relatives and friends. The family will receive friends on Wednesday (May 22nd 2019) from 5p.m. until 7 p.m. for the visitation at Holding Funeral Home in Big Stone Gap. The funeral service will be conducted following in the funeral home’s chapel with Pastor Emil Schenck officiating. Special music will be provided by; Appalachia Apostolic Church choir, and the Harp will be played by; Rody Jane Meadows. The graveside service will be held on Thursday (May 23rd 2019) in American Legion Cemetery, those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. to go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Alex Phillips, Austin Phillips, Roy Gilliam, Micheal Riebe, Duane Phillips and Danny Lane, Honorary pallbearers will be: Tyler Swinney, and Jimmy Harris. You may go online to view the obituary, sign the guest registry, or leave the family a condolence at www.holdingfuneralhome.com Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Phillips family.
Big Stone Gap, Virginia Barbara King Phillips 67, passed away peacefully on Saturday (May 18, 2019) in Duffield Virginia, surrounded by her loving family. She attended Powell Valley High School, and got her C.N.A. license from Mountain Empire... View Obituary & Service Information
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