In Loving Memory
Edna Phillips, 89, died Saturday, February 25, 2011, at Ware Living Center in Amarillo, TX.
She was born May 14, 1922, at House, New Mexico the daughter of Charles & Bertha (Thomas) Kemper.
She graduated from Liberal High School in 1940 as the Valedictorian. She was a long time Liberal resident moving to Amarillo, TX three years ago.
She was employed at Briers Jewelry for 13 years, Fabric Shop for 13 years and retired at age 75 from Peoples Bank now Community Bank.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, and was a member of the Mother Singers.
On May 18, 1941, she married Clifford Charles Phillips in Hooker, OK. He died July 15, 1974.
Survivors include 1 daughter Carolyn Patton and husband, Bob, Amarillo. TX; 1 brother, Eddie Kemper, Dallas, TX; 2 sisters, Eualina Joy, Houston, TX, and Eula Lock, Terrell, TX; 2 sisters-in-law, Joye Phillips Walters and husband, Al, Amarillo, Tx, and Imogene Phillips, Pflugerville, TX; 6 grandchildren Jeri Lynn Moore, Brain T Phillips, Robby L. Phillips, Chad Patton & wife, Robin, Derek Patton & wife, Belem and Christy Eiguren & husband, Chaz; 12 great-grandchildren, Amber Phillips Boyle, Samantha Prince, Lacy Phillips, Melanie Moore, Jacob Phillips, Matthew Phillips, Caleb Eiguren, Chloe Eiguren, Caylie Eiguren, Alexander Patton, Anali Patton and Izak Patton; also survived by former daughter-in-law, Linda Phillips of Perryville, Ark.
Preceded in death by parents, two sons Clifford Ronald and Jerry Ray, two brothers, Everett and Charles Kemper, one sister, Eunice Caldwell, and great-grandson, J.T. Phillips.
o Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Loren Robinson presiding. Cremation will follow.
Visitation time will be 5 to 8 p.m. with family to greet friends from 6-7 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Brenneman Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Amarillo SPCA No Kill Animal Shelter in care of Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd, Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brenneman.