Obit CandleNancy C. Phillips, 82, of Carroll, Ohio, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster, Ohio. Born February 23, 1932, in Connersville, Indiana, the daughter of the late Jacob Ezra and Margaret Louise (Rinehart) Chowning.

She is survived by her husband, Omer Kelly Phillips, whom she married November 26, 1948 at Rio Grande, Ohio, daughters, Jeanne Barron, Chillicothe, Ohio; Pat (Chip) Carothers, Carroll, Ohio; and Sue (John) Midkiff, Jackson, Ohio, sons, Ron Phillips, Vinton, Ohio; and Ken Phillips, Mt. Aire, North Carolina. Her grandchildren, Adam (Pam) Lanier, Jackie Kellie (John) Burgett, John Scott (Sally) Hill, George (Danielle) Sturgill, Ron Phillips, Jr., Shirley Phillips, Tina Salmons, Crystal Glenn, Ken Phillips, Jr., and Carol Jean (Shawn) Muff. Nancy has eighteen great-grandchildren. Brother, Jack Lee (Connie) Chowning, Portland, Indiana. Sisters, Mary Ruth (Jack) Moser, Portland, Indiana; Martha (Richard) Haffner, Portland, Indiana; Margaret (Herb) Hummel, Portland, Indiana; and Judy (Jess) Yaney, Portland, Indiana.

Also preceding Nancy in death was a sister, Janet Guthrie; brothers, Jerry Chowning and Jesse Chowning.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Thursday April 3, 2014 in the Harvestime Worship Center, Main St., Vinton, Ohio, with Rev. Heath Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow in Vinton Memorial Park. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to her service.