Departed this life October 2, 2020. Mrs. Esther Lee Williams Phillips, age 80, of Richmond. She is preceded in death by her husband,, Rev. Dr. Willie T. Phillips Jr. She is survived by five daughters, Marcella Jones(Carlton), C. Miranda Cherry-Ashby(Allen), Andrea Williams, Alesia Thompson(Albert Jr.) and Kimberly Williams(Dionne); one son, Carlton E. Williams Jr.; four step-children, Linda Phillips Johnson(Dennis), Alvin Durant(Brenda), Teorn Phillips(Linda) and Toriano Phillips; a host of grand and great-grandchildren; one brother, Dr. Lee Royal Trent III(Francisca); a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; one brother- in- law, David Ellis; on- sister- in- law, Jocelyn Trent and other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Avenue. Graveside services will be held at Roselawn Memory Gardens Saturday at 11:30am. Family and friends assemble at the cemetery 11:15AM Saturday.