Clara S. Wood Phillips Obituary

Clara Wood Phillips, 88, formerly of Hiller Plan, Brownsville, died at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, February 11, 1982, in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudenville, Ohio, where she had resided the past several years,

She was born July 23, 1893, in Center Township, GReene COunty, a daughter of Silas and Catherine Fordyce Wood.

A graduate of Waynesburg Business College, she attended Waynesburg College and taught school nine years in Greene County and in Bridgeville, and was also bookkeeper and manager in her father's store.

Mrs. Phillips was a member of First Chirstian Church of Brownsville where she was a Sunday school teacher and church worker for many years; a member of John Corbly Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution; the A. Kramer Axton Post 295 American Legion Auxiliary, and the Brownsville Historical Society.

Her husband, Clive (Abe) Phillips, died September 26, 1971, and a son, James Oliver Phillips died in 1951.

Surviving are two sons, Clive Wood Phillips of Washington and John Ralph Phillips of Millersburg, Ohio; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


In the information provided to the Observer-Reporter for the obituary of Clara Wood Phillips, which appeared in Saturday's editions, the name of a surviving sister, Sarah W. Marley of Waynesburg, was omitted.

PHILLIPS - Friends of Clara Wood Phillips, formerly of Hiller Plan, Brownsville, who died Thursday, February 11, 1982, in Loudenville, Ohio, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Dale F. Crawford Funeral Home, 126 Front Street, Brownsville, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, February 15, by the Rev. Wayne Tolson, pastor of First Christian Church of Brownsville. Interment will be in Lafayette Memorial Park, Route 40.

Washington Obesrver-Reporter, date unknown (Greene County, Pennsylvania)

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