08/05/12 — SAWAI Y. PHILLIPS

View Archive


Oct. 9, 1942-Aug. 3, 2012

Sawai Yodpungtiem Phillips, 69, passed away Friday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday night at 6 at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with monks from Raleigh Buddist Temple officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Born in Ubon, Thailand, she was the daughter of the late Lae and Joon Yodpungtiem and the widow of Arthur Paul Phillips. She was a member of Buddha Raleigh Yannasang Vararam Temple.

She is survived by one son, Ian Michael Phillips and wife, Kristi, of Hampstead; two daughters, Brenda Dawn Cornell and husband, Glenn, of Shreveport, La., and Sunee Catena and husband, Billy, of Kennett Square, Pa.; and eight grandchildren, including Michael Matthew Griffith of the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, or Buddah Raleigh, 8921 Poole Road, Knightdale, NC 27545.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro is serving the Phillips family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on August 5, 2012 10:13 AM