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Obituary for Mrs. Sally Phillips Smith

Date: May. 15 1978 | Identifier: OH0011
Photograph and obituary for Mrs. Sally Phillips Smith, 100, African American retired teacher. more...


Funeral services will be Wednesday for Mrs. S, Phillips Smith, 100 who di Wednesday at Albermarle Nursing Home, Williamston.


The services will be held at York Memorial A. M. E. Zion Church, the Rev. C. E. Gray of-ficiating. Burial will follow at the Brown Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith, was born Nov. 15, 1877 in Hyde County. She is said to have remembered her family being sold out of slavery from Hyde County to Edgecombc County. where she was reared. She received her education from Bricks School, Bricks, N. C., Hampton Institute, Hamp¬ton, Va., and North Carolina Col¬lege, Durham.

Mrs. Smith taught in Nash, Martin, and Pitt Counties from 1910 to 1954. She was a member of the Eastern Star, the Ladies Auxiliary of Sycamore Hill Bap¬tist Church, and numerous other clubs. She was also a member of Sycamore Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by a foster son, R. M. Phillips of Greenville and two foster grandsons.

Family visitation will be held at Phillips Brothers Funeral Chapel from 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

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