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Reva Jewell Phillips, 93, of McLeansboro, left her earthly home to be with the Lord in her Heavenly home at 10:56 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital, McLeansboro.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 at Ten Mile Baptist Church, McLeansboro
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, T Ten Mile Baptist Church near McLeansboro, with Brother Jake Gray officiating. Burial will be at Ten Mile Cemetery, McLeansboro.
She was born Feb. 11, 1923, in McLeansboro, the daughter of John Lee and Flossie (Satterfield) Lee. She married Paul Mangis Phillips on April 18, 1942. in New Madrid, Mo. He passed away June 25, 2006.
She as a homemakernd a member of Ten Mile Baptist Church, McLeansboro. She loved gardening, flowers, quilting, crocheting and spending time with family. She was an avid St. Cardinals fan.
She is survived by one son, Jerry Phillips and wife Kay Lue of Windsor, Colo.; one daughter, Betty Rowland and husband Larry, McLeansboro; grandchildren, Julie and Tom Findlow, Chad and Jenny Phillips, Kelly and Greg Gollaher and Stacy and Bryan Henderson; great-grandchildren, Nick and Jake Findlow, Ryan and Sarah Phillips, Andrew and Matthew Gollaher and Brandon and Grayson Henderson; brothers, Roy Lee and wife Minnie of Evansville, Ind., Donald Lee of Powder Springs, Ga., Doyle Lee and wife Pat of Lake St. Louis, Mo., Robert Lee and wife Joyce of McLeansboro and David Lee and wife Karla, of Fairview Heights; sisters, Laura Irvin and husband Robert of Carterville, Phyllis Bond of McLeansboro and Marilyn Smith of McLeansboro; sister-in-law, Wanda Lee of McLeansboro; brother-in-law, Morris Dennis of Enfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; brothers, Emerson and John Lee Jr.; and sister, Wanda Dennis.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hamilton Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and will be accepted at Harre Funeral Home or Ten Mile Church.
Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, is in charge of all arrangements.
Published on December 26, 2016
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