Julia Anne Davisson Phillips


Headstone inscription of Julia Anne Davisson Phillips

Passes Away at Her Home on West Pike Street–

Was a Highly Esteemed and Beloved Christian Woman.

The Clarksburg Telegram., June 17, 1904

The death of Mrs. Julia A. Phillips occurred at her home on West Pike street at 11:00 o’clock Wednesday morning and was caused by stomach trouble. Mrs. Phillips, a grand daughter of Daniel Davisson, was 74 years of age and one of the most highly respected and devout Christian women in this community. She was the widow of Captain Charles W. Phillips.

The surviving sons and daughters are Robert B. and Leroy Phillips and Miss Lillie Phillips, of this city; Mrs. Julia Heinerman, of Worthington, and Mrs. Ambrose Holden, of Braxton County.

Early 20th century photo of an open casket to illustrate a viewing in time of Julia Phillips

At 10:30 o’clock tomorrow morning, the funeral will be held at the residence, with Rev. James F. Plummer officiating, and the pall bearers will be Henry Haymond, Mord Lewis, R. T. Lowndes, George Leatherbury, C. A. Hornor and B. M. Despard. Interment will be in the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery.

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