Cora Mae Phillips
A Special Lady
CANTON — Cora Mae Worley Phillips of Canton passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, on the eve of a holiday that was always so very special to Cora Mae. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Andy Marvin Worley and the late Lula Lee Rhea Worley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, former Canton Mayor Robert Milton Phillips, who passed away July 25, this year; and her grandson, Alexander Chase Giezentanner-Phillips, who passed away in 1996. Extremely proud of her Haywood County heritage, she was a great-granddaughter of Haywood County settlers and Civil War veterans, Mitchell Luke Worley and Stephen Morgan Redmond.
Mrs. Phillips was a graduate of Canton High School and received a degree in secretarial ...