LOUISBURG – Betty Hamlet Phillips, 85, died Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, 2008. Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Sandy Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joel Story officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

She was the daughter of the late Charlie Morton and Sarah Ann Davis Hamlet and was preceded in death by her husband, D.C. Phillips; brothers, Alvin J. Hamlet and Jack Hamlet. She was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church and retired from Burlington Industries.

Surviving: her sons, Charles Phillips (Elizabeth) of Pulaski, Tenn., and Mike Phillips of Louisburg; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Sandy Creek Baptist Church, 4160 NC Hwy. 561, Louisburg, NC 27549.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements handled by Strickland Funeral Home, Louisburg.