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Phyllis Ann (Phillips) Shields

December 15, 1938 ~ August 23, 2018 (age 79)
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Phyllis Ann Phillips Shields, 79, of East Ridge, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at her residence.


A native and longtime resident of East Ridge, Phyllis was a graduate of Central High School.  She was a loving wife to David for 42 years, who preceded her in death in 2002.  She was the daughter of the late Forest Millard Phillips and Anna Ruth Ivester Steele.


Survivors include her children, Leigh Ann & Rev. Chip Sweney of Atlanta, GA; David L. Jr. & Debbie Shields of Ooltewah; grandchildren, Caroline & Jack Sweney, Megan & Cody Thompson & Cory Shields; siblings, David Steele, Jacksonville, FL, & Linda Steele Vincent, Chattanooga;


Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Chip Sweney officiating.  Entombment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South, 325 Greenslake Road, Rossville, GA.


To share expressions of sympathy, visit  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga or a charity of your choice in Phyllis’ memory.


The family will receive friends on Friday, August 31st from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 12:00 noon until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

Donations may be made to:

Hospice of Chattanooga
4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga TN 37416

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