May 25, 1922 - December 3, 2014
Velma “Louise” Phillips was born on May 25, 1922, in Blackwell, Texas, to parents Sidney M. Evans and Velma M. Evans. She passed away December 3, 2014 in Farmers Branch, Texas. Louise earned a Registered Nurse degree from Hendricks Memorial Hospital, Abilene, Texas, and married Walter J. Phillips on March 4, 1944, in Clovis, New Mexico. They lived in Salina, Kansas; New York, NY; St Louis, Missouri; and Jackson, Mississippi, before settling in Dallas in 1964. Louise was preceded in death by Walter, and is survived by their children Darrell (Joan), Cheryl (Bill) Schulz, and Jon; grandchildren Elizabeth Phillips, Will (Laura) Schulz and Whitney (Bryan) Curry; great-grandchildren Maximilian and Sofia Schulz; and faithful dog Daisy. Louise practiced nursing for many years at a number of hospitals, culminating at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, and retired in 1992. After retirement, she also worked for REI sporting goods. She loved going to restaurants with family and friends and was a “second mother” to numerous of her children’s friends and a lifelong member of The United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.
Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m in the Brooks Family Chapel. Interment will be at 1:00 p.m. at Restland Cemetery.
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