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Phillips, Velma Louise

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May 25, 1922 - December 3, 2014

Phillips, Velma Louise

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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Bob Hackney

December 08, 2014 12:10PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I was unable to attend the funeral but I am thinking of Louise right now. I worked with her at Presbyterian and she always made me laugh. She and I always tried to solve all the world's problems when we went to lunch. She was a great lady and I will miss her.

Barbara Schacht Mathews

December 08, 2014 8:31AM

Dear Cheryl / Jon,
I want to send my condolences on the death of your mother. I have such fond memories of her & your family when you lived down the street from us on Cornell Ave. Your mom always had a funny story to tell and was fun to be around. She will be missed. I hope you will find comfort in your memories of her. Your family will be in my prayers.
All the best & deepest sympathy,

John & Marty Harrison

December 07, 2014 5:24PM

We are so sorry to hear about your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
John & Marty

Anna Thayer & Kibby family

December 07, 2014 8:46AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Bob & mary Ann Miramonti

December 06, 2014 12:56PM

Bill and Cheryl,
We are very sorry for the loss of both of your Mothers. You are in our prayers at this very sad time.

Ron and Candice Ort

December 06, 2014 11:01AM

Dear Cheryl, Bill and family,
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Mom Louise. We will miss her at our luncheons. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ryan Evans

December 06, 2014 9:06AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Ryan and Lauren

David Willbanks

December 05, 2014 9:31PM


I am very sorry to hear of your mothers passing.


December 05, 2014 1:45PM


I'm so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family in this difficult time.

Jill Bishop

December 04, 2014 5:42PM

May you find strength, comfort, and peace from all those around you. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Jill and Chris Bishop

Becky and Dennis Duffin

December 04, 2014 12:03PM

Bill & Cheryl - we are very sorry for your losses. All of you are in our prayers. God bless!

Becky & Dennis