Tami Carter Phillips, 45, of Franklin, died May 8, 2010, at The Medical Center. The Mississippi native was a member of Franklin First Baptist Church, a 1982 graduate of Tupelo (Miss.) High School and a 1988 graduate of the University of Mississippi. She was employed by the Simpson County School System as director of finances. She was a daughter of the late John William Carter and Crickett Carter Claiborne, of Franklin, who survives. Funeral is at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Crafton Funeral Home, with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and begins at 6 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be made at www.craftonfuneralhome.com. Surviviors include her husband, Gary Phillips; and a son, Evan Phillips, of Franklin.