Charmaine Phillips, 61, of Radcliff and formally of Bardstown, passed away Friday October 9, 2020 at her residence. She was born June 6, 1959 to the proud parents of Irene Lydian and William Thomas “Bobo” Phillips. She was the 5th born of 7 brothers and sisters: Diane Phillips, William Phillips, Sarah Green, Johnny Phillips, Patricia Payne, and Darnell Lydian. She graduated from Bardstown High School in 1977, married and had two sons Quincy Poynter and Michael Poynter. Charmaine was a hard-working woman and always put her family first. She started her career as a federal employee in Hanau Germany in 1988. In 1993, Charmaine was hired as a Materials Handler for the United States Army Recruiting Command and transitioned from a Wage Grade (WG) to a General Schedule (GS) employee as a Supply Technician. She became the primary Hand Recipient Holder for the United States Army’s Human Resources Command in 2008 until her retirement in 2019.
She enjoyed listening to the blues and oldies but goodies music, bowling, darts, gardening, shopping and football. She was an amazing cook and was famous for her “Mama burgers” and salmon patties. She most enjoyed spending most of her leisure time among family and friends. She was especially proud of and invested most of her time with her sons and grandchildren Nevaeh Poynter, Kiya Poynter, Cameron Poynter, and Zoey Poynter. Charmaine Philips leaves behind numerous friends and family that love her and will miss her profoundly.
Her funeral service will be Noon Saturday October 17, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Bardstown Cemetery. Rev. Tom Clark will officiate. Visitation will be 10 am – Noon Saturday October 17 at Barlow Funeral Home.
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