First Posted: 11/23/2009
PILOT MOUNTAIN Mae Lawson Phillips, 81, of Pilot Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, at her home. Mrs. Phillips was born in Stokes County on Feb. 29, 1928, to the late Canie W. and Ella Woods Lawson. Mae was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and a member of Whitakers Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Phillips is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ebbie L. Phillips of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Steve (Dianne M.) Phillips of Pilot Mountain; one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra P. (Charles N.) Reynolds of Lexington; three grandchildren, Sara R. Smith, Ashley R. Phillips and Jake M. Phillips; two great-grandchildren, Olivia Garren and Grace Smith; two brothers, Alvis W. and Wilbert Lawson; and four sisters, Christina L. Samuels, Frances L. Gunter, Rebecca L. McCreary and Faye L. Southern. Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Perry and Davis Lawson. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at Whitakers Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery at 11 a.m. with Mr. Don Walker speaking. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cox-Needham Funeral Home. Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain is assisting the Phillips family.