Carla Faye Phillips, 57, of Salina, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 surrounded by her family at home. She was born on November 29, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma; the daughter of Carl Cagle and Arta Faye (Wilson) Cagle. Carla married her love, Dennis, on August 6, 1981 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Kenwood. She worked in the home all of her life, tending to her husband and children. She looked forward to family gatherings, spending time with her grandchildren, and attending her grandchildren’s sports and school activities. She also enjoyed reading, fishing, and had even taken up playing cornhole. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and Nana who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral services for Carla will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2020 in the Shipman’s Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Euwasha Cemetery with Ben Backwater, Carl Cagle, Justin Cagle, Brandon Cagle, Gerald Sapp, and Darrin Budder serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers will be Sammy Cagle, Rick Cagle, Gene Evans, and her grandsons, Issac, Greyson, and Brylan. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, October 5, 2020 at Shipman’s Funeral Home. To leave her family a message, please visit her Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Carla is survived by her husband, Dennis Phillips of the home; sons, Bradley Phillips and wife Angel of Kenwood, Oklahoma and Dewayne Bendabout of Kansas, Oklahoma; daughter, Amanda Hansen and husband Josh of Kenwood, Oklahoma; mother, Arta Cagle Jay, Oklahoma; brother, Samuel Cagle and wife Kathy of Arlington, Texas; sister, Crystal Kendrick and husband David of Lewisville, Texas; grandchildren, Jewell, Issac, Brylan, Greyson, Jocelyn, Jaycee, and Jenna; Carla’s dogs, Bella and Augie, cat, Athena and her bird, John Wayne; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her father, Carl Cagle; son, Ryan Phillips; grandson, Gunner Hansen; and niece, Meagan Messer.