Aletha Tawater

Aletha Sue Phillips TawaterGraveside services for Aletha Sue Phillips Tawater, age 87 of Chandler, Tex., were  Saturday, Aug. 25, at Mount Vernon City Cemetery.

  Her granddaughter, Marla Matthews, and great nephew, Caleb Phillips, presided.
Mrs. Tawater was born  Sept. 20, 1930, in Delta County, Tex., to Royce and Ima Presley Phillips. She graduated from Cooper High School in 1948.
She had many occupations in her life including homemaker, wife and mother, grandmother and great grandmother, bank employee, and legal receptionist.
She died Aug. 20, 2018, in Tyler, Tex. She was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Tawater, her parents, a sister, Frances Lamb, and a nephew, Clint Barlow.
She is survived by her daughter and husband, Linda and Chris Frederick of Chandler, Tex.; a brother and wife, Tom and Martha Phillips of Mount Vernon, Tex.; a sister and husband, Joyce and Malcolm Bane of College Station, Tex.; three granddaughters and husbands; four great grandsons;and numerous nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Chandler, the American Cancer Society, Homeplace Hospice, or the charity of your choice.