Mrs. Helen Ragans Phillips passed away on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 at Madison County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 19 at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service. Interment followed at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Phillips was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Madison and was employed by Metal Products in Madison. She also worked for the Madison Enterprise-Recorder newspaper.
Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Phillips; one sister, Yvonne Barrs; and one brother, Ray Ragans. She is survived by one daughter, Bunnie Phillips of Madison, Fl.; one son, John Mobley (Mike) of Valrico, Fl.; three sisters: Diane Wells, Patricia (Gordie) Bass, and Barbara Johnson all of Madison, Fl.; three brothers: W.C. (Mary), Spessard "Sputter" (Linda), and Ronnie (Marilyn) Ragans all of Madison, Fl.; one granddaughter, Gena Huggins (Josh Agner); and two grandsons, Ryan Sweat and Jase Agner of Lee, Fl.