Paula Merlyne Phillips

Paula Merlyne Phillips, 51, has died.

She was born May 12, 1962 in Mexia , the daughter of Joe L. and Gloredia Tipps Phillips.

She was a member of Groesbeck Church of Christ and a 1980 graduate of Groesbeck High School. She graduated from Prairie View A&M University in 1984 and taught school in Marlin, Germany, Maryland and Mexia. Paula also worked as a receptionist at Limestone Medical Center and was a volunteer at Maffett Public Library.

Paula was preceded in death by her grandparents, aunts, uncles and a brother, Haywood Gregory Phillips.
She leaves to cherish her memories her parents; sisters Damita (Michael) Brassfield and Patrice (Herman) Houston; brothers Joe Christopher (Kasandra) Phillips and Sharles “Chuck” Phillips; uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, you may donate to any of the following charities or to your favorite charity: Groesbeck ISD Scholarship Fund, Maffett Public Library, Head Branch Baptist Church or Groesbeck Church of Christ.
Dorsey-Keatts Funeral Home of Mexia in charge of arrangements.