Elizabeth Phillips

November 24, 1939  –  May 20, 2018

Elizabeth Hicks Phillips, 78, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away Sunday evening, the 20th of May 2018 at Avante of Charlotte.

She was born the 24th of November 1939 in Pineville, NC, the youngest of five children, to the late Robert Hicks and Mary Smith Hicks.  Elizabeth retired in February in 2012 as a administrator with Carolinas Medical Center – Main after 30 plus years of service.

She is survived by her two daughters: Elizabeth “Beth” Watson Gordon and Kimberly Phillips, both of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren: Brandon Nicholas Watson, Richard Lee Watson and Shannon Leigh Watson Bagshaw; one great granddaughter, Annabelle Rose Watson; one sister, Doris Hicks Hendricks; niece, Margaret Pettus and three nephews: Stan, Donnie and Michael Hicks.  She was preceded in death by a son, Robert “Bobby” Brown Watson, Jr.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or to the Levine Children’s Hospital.

Services will be announced at a later date.

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