8/12/2020 12:07:00 PM Alberta T. Jones Phillips, 92, Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home
Alberta T. Jones Phillips, 92, of Columbus died at 5 a.m. Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Silver Oaks Health Campus.
Private graveside services will be at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus. The Rev. Larry F. Rowe will officiate. Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus was entrusted with arrangements. In 1951, Mrs. Phillips earned a Bachelor's Degree in social work from West Virginia State University and in 1955, she received her Master's Degree in social work from Atlanta University, now called Atlanta Clark University.
She was the Director of Social Services at the former Muscatatuck State Hospital and retired after 50 years of service. Mrs. Phillips enjoyed antiquing and a good yard sale and always enjoyed and looked forward to a good family get-together.
Born September 7, 1927, in Anderson, South Carolina, Mrs. Phillips was the daughter of Clem Jones Sr. and Allie Mae Lenton Jones. On September 3, 1969, Alberta married Robert A. Phillips and he preceded her in death July 17, 1986.
Survivors include daughters, Roxanne (Cleveland) Stallworth and Cathy Phillips, both of Columbus; grandchildren, Danielle (Kevin), James, and Eric Wynn, all of Columbus, Jasmine (Tyshun) Allen of Greenwood, and Kyle Inskeep of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and brothers, Clem Jr. and Matthew Jones Sr.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Second Baptist Church.