Martha Cornett Phillips, age 79, 1324 Silverstone Road, Zionville, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 at her residence.

She was Born March 7, 1940 in Watauga County. The daughter of the late Fred McCoy and Bonnie Ragan Cornett. She loved her Lord, her family and Mountain Dale Baptist Church where she was a member and the pianist for a number of years.

She is survived by her husband, Bill Phillips of the home, two daughters, Joyce Pierce and husband Tim of Zionville and Janice Rivera and husband Roland of Dayville, Connecticut, one son, Alan Phillips and wife Pam of Zionville, two granddaughters, Megan Pierce David and husband Scott of Buckeye, Arizona, and Stacey Pierce Presnell and husband Brandon of Banner Elk, three grandsons, Shaun Harmon of Zionville, Dustin Pierce and wife Erin of Farmville, Virginia and Josh Rivera of Dayville, Connecticut, two great-granddaughters, Cheyenne David and Lyla Grace Pierce and six great-grandsons, Christian, Caleb and Cooper Presnell, Boyd Pierce, Colt and Barrett David, one aunt, Charlotte Nichols of Kernersville North Carolina, five nieces and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by, one niece, Elizabeth Cornett Watson, two sisters, Pauline Ward and Mary Cornett, three brothers, Albert, Ellard and Tommy Cornett, three sisters-in-law, and one brother-in-law.

Funeral service for Martha Cornett Phillips will be conducted Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 1:00 o’clock at Mountain Dale Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 11:00 until 1:00 o'clock. Pastor Eric Cornett, Preacher Ray Greene, Preacher Derick Wilson, Preacher Tim Pierce, Preacher Bill Hayden will officiate. Interment will follow in Mountain Dale Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 until 1:00, at the church, prior to the service.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to, Medi Home Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 102, Boone, North Carolina 28607.

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