Eastaboga - Celebration of life service for Gloria Collins Phillips, 58, of Eastaboga, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Eulaton United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sherri Reynolds, the Rev. Abi Carlisle-Wilke, and Gorden Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at adjoining cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday at the church from 12 p.m. until service time. Mrs. Phillips passed away July 13, 2013 at Largo Medical Center in Florida. Mrs. Phillips is survived by her husband, Don Phillips; daughters, Kim Hawkins (Steve), and Tammy Curry (Chad); son, Eddie Phillips; parents, Mildred and Ira Collins; sister, Wanda Robertson (Richard); brother, Ira Lynn Collins; grandchildren, Rachel Hawkins, Zack Hawkins, Megan Roberts, Kamron Hawkins, Hillary Hawkins, Lauren Curry and Blake Curry; great-grandchildren, Skyler Hawkins, Jaden Hawkins, and Drake Hawkins; lifelong family friend and caregiver, Reather Stevens. Pallbearers will be Mike Holtman, Landon Holtman, Nathan Holtman, Joel Busler, Doug O'Dell and John Crosson. Honorary pallbearers will be the Johnny Cunningham Sunday School Class. Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her grandson, Steven Phillips. Gloria was a graduate of the University of Alabama in social work. She went on to pursue a degree in nursing working at Stringfellow Hospital most of her nursing career. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and will be greatly missed. She would have celebrated her 28th wedding anniversary with the love of her life on August 16, 2013. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
at www.diabetes.org. Chapel Hill Funeral Home will be servicing the Phillips family 256-820-5151 www.chapelhillfh.com
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Published in The Anniston Star on July 17, 2013