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Obituary for Ella Mae "Doll" Phillips
Mrs. Ella Mae Phillips, also known as Miss Doll, left this life peacefully on July 25, 2020 at the age of 91. She was born on December 7, 1928 in Emanuel county. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Robert and Mrs. Annie Warren Adams, both of Burke county.
In her early years, she became a member of the Trinity Baptist Church, where she was a devoted choir member. Later, Miss Doll became the choir mother.
Doll was known for having many talents. She enjoyed tending to her flowers, cooking, reading her Bible, loving her family and helping anyone in need. She was a mother and grandmother to many. When her health began to decline, Doll was admitted to Pruitt Nursing Home, where she resided and was supported by her loving family and caregivers until her passing.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her four sisters, six brothers, one son, Tony Phillips, and one grandson, Raymon Cummings.
Doll leaves the following loved ones behind to cherish her memory: three daughters: Ms. Annie Evans of Swainsboro, Georgia, Ms. Erma Cummings of Jacksonville, Florida, and Ms. Barbara Williams of Forest Park, Georgia; two sons: Mr. Johnny (Gene) Adams of Swainsboro, Georgia and Mr. Alfred Phillips, Jr. of Millen, Georgia; one adopted son, Mr. George Taylor of Swainsboro, Georgia; one brother-in-law, Mr. Freddie Hicks of Atlantic Beach, Florida; two sisters-in-law: Ms. Pearl Hicks and Ms. Ethel Randolph, both of Atlantic Beach, Florida; five Goddaughters: Ms. Phyllis Strobridge, Ms. Netta Davis, Ms. Isabelle Frazier, Ms. Annette May and Ms. Louvenia Martin; two Godsons: Mr. Jesse Davis and Mr. Danny (Bookie) Davis, Jr.; two granddaughters that she raised liker her own: Ms. LaDwasha P. Alexander and Ms. Nikki P. Griffin; twenty grandchildren, thirty-six great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.