Karen Phillips, 53, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on July 23, 2022.
She was born December 21, 1968, in Jacksonville, to Billy Doyle and Louise Smith Howell.
She was the owner and operator of Delta Farm Agency until 2020 at which time she helped her husband with the family business Built Rite Fence Company.
She loved spending time with her family and was an avid Razorback fan.
She was preceded in death by her parents Ronnie and Louise Obbards and her father, Billy Doyle Howell.
Survivors include her husband, Garry Phillips whom she married March 28, 1987, in Pine Bluff; children, Ashley Beatty of Pine Bluff, Amber “Nikki” Phillips of Pine Bluff, Joseph Phillips of Pine Bluff; grandchildren, Taylor Beatty, Shelby Taylor, Tristan Taylor, Lauren Beatty, Garrett Phillips, Autumn Phillips; brothers, Billy Howell (Jessica) of Redfield and Timothy Obbards.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 26, 6 to 8 p.m. at Robinson’s.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Reverend Charles Cantwell, with burial following at Memorial Park Cemetery.