Inez Phillips, 93, of Corpus Christi passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2010.

She was born Oct. 16, 1916 in Sontag, Miss., to Jesse M. and Pearl Ann White Douglas.

She had worked as a paraprofessional at Mary Carroll High School for 19 years, and was a member of Tuloso-Midway Baptist Church, where she had taught the Sunday school class for 4- and 5-year-olds for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Champ Phillips.

She is survived by her daughters, Ruby Ann Fairbairn (Jim) of Portland, and Billie Johnson (David) of Corpus Christi; her grandchildren, Steve Fairbairn, Kendra Lee (Joe), Gil Harris, Jenna Harris and Weston Johnson; four great-grandchildren, Hudson, Grady, Kendall and Jack; and two sisters, Charlyne Henslee and Chrystene Roberts.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, May 17, 2010 in Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Cherie Hopkins officiating.

Burial followed in Memory Gardens.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home