Archive for Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Geneva M. Phillips


December 31, 2003

Services for Geneva M. Phillips, 81, De Soto, were Saturday, Dec. 27, at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, De Soto. Burial was at De Soto Cemetery.
Mrs. Phillips died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, at Eudora Nursing Center.
She was born Aug. 13, 1922, in Denver, the daughter of James and Mary Decker. She grew up in the Ottawa area. A member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan, she graduated from Haskell Indian Nations University.
Mrs. Phillips was a homemaker.
She married Earl Phillips Dec. 20, 1948, in Ottawa. He died earlier.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Elrod, Overland Park; a son, Gary Phillips, Olathe; a sister, Arietta Watts, Ottawa; and two grandsons.
The family suggests memorials to Eudora Nursing Center Nurses Christmas Fund, 1415 Maple St., Eudora 66025.

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