Mrs. Debbie Phillips , 59 of Snyder, Texas, went home to be home with the Lord with her family by her side on Sunday, July 5, 2015 in Lubbock.|
There will be a private graveside service for Mrs. Phillips. A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist with Rev. Craig Curry officiating and Rev. Dave Blackwell assisting. Services are under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Mrs. Phillips was born on June 12, 1956 in Abilene, Texas, to Richard and Peggy (Schlueter) Payne. She married Al Phillips on June 16, 1979 in Clovis, N.M. She graduated Abilene Cooper in 1974 and Angelo State University in 1980. While teaching in Coahoma from 1981-88 and Forsan from 1988-92, she received her masters degree from Sul Ross University in 1993.
She was a counselor for Snyder Independent School District where she retired in 2009 after 16 years. She enjoyed traveling to many places. Some of her favorites were the Canadian Rockies abd her recent travels to Bryce Canyon & Zion National Park in Utah, and most recently Alaska, where she and Al celebrated their anniversary. Their home away from home during summer months was having time in their RV in Mayhill, N.M. Mrs. Phillips' absolute favorite pastime was spending time with her family.
She was a loving wife, mother and Dee Dee (grandmother.)
She is survived by: her husband, Al Phillips of Snyder; daughter, Kayla Hindes and husband, Nicholas, Abilene; son, Justin Phillips and wife, Lacy, Lubbock, Texas; two grandchildren, Kynlee and Knox Phillips; her father, Richard Payne of Anson; and a sister, Diana Cutshaw of Carrolton, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy Payne and brother, David Payne.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to:
; 3511 10th; Lubbock, TX 79415.
Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on July 9, 2015