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Mae Hemphill Phillips

March 1, 1942 — October 21, 2022

Mrs. Mae Hemphill Phillips, 80, peacefully left this life and entered into her heavenly home on Friday, October 21, 2022, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS, after suffering recently with congestive heart failure. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Sunday, October 23rd, at Hight Assembly of God Church, with Rev. Tom Bentley officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home. Interment will be in Hight Assembly of God Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Phillips was born March 1, 1942, in Attala County, MS, the daughter of Mamie Jane and Floyd Wesley Hunt. Mae and her husband, Billy, owned Hemphill Furniture in Louisville for 50 years, and seven years on her own after Billy passed away. After Billy’s death, Mae was fortunate to marry a second time to Monie Phillips. They moved to Lucedale, MS and made their home. Monie passed away in 2021 and Mae returned to her home in Louisville when she lived near her family. Mae loved Jesus, her Lord and Savior, and served Him faithfully. She was a member of Hight Assembly of God in Noxapater, MS. Mae could always be found witnessing and praying for her family and friends to be saved. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Billy Hemphill and Monie Phillips, Jr.; a daughter, Sandra Rogers Foster; a grandson, Robert (Bob) Rogers; and a brother, Douglas Hunt. She is survived by two daughters, Robin (Billy) Carter of Louisville, and Teressa (Michael) Huntley of Brandon, MS; a sister, Nell Shaw Cumberland of Philadelphia, MS; a sister-in-law, Jamie Redmond; grandchildren, Brian (Katherine) Rogers, Jonathan Rogers, Austin (Dakota) Foster, Michael (Claire) Carter, Sarah (Wesley) Donald; Jacob (Morgan) Carter, Rodney Lee Smith, Dillon (Samantha) Huntley, and Stephen Huntley; seventeen great grandchildren; and three step-sons who she loved, Monie Phillips, III, of Florida, Marty Aaron Phillips of Lena, MS, and Monie Jason Phillips of Texas. Pallbearers will be Brian Rogers, Rodney Lee Smith, Stephen Huntley, Dillon Huntley, Jonathan Rogers, and Austin Foster. Memorials may be made to Hight Assembly of God Church, or Palmer Home for Children, www.palmermhome.org.
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