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Phillis Ann Moutray


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Phillis Ann Moutray Obituary
Phillis Ann Moutray, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away June 21, 2018 at home in the Sawtooth mountains of Idaho. She was 78 years old. Phillis was born on March 14, 1940 to Lawrence and Dorothy Davis in Carlsbad, New Mexico. She graduated from Carlsbad High School in 1958. Phillis enjoyed spending time with her friends Dona and Carlyn at the Arrowhead having cake and listening to the jukebox and attending Campfire Camp in the Sacramento Mountains in the summers. Campfire Camp was a highlight as she participated in many activities such as hiking, horseback riding, cooking outside and performing original skits.

She married Jim B. Moutray Jr. on Christmas Day 1960 in Carlsbad, New Mexico. After their wedding they lived at the Moutray Brothers Seven Rivers farm where Jim B. helped to run operations. Phillis and Jim welcomed six children; Lorie, Jamie, Corey, Amy, Jason and Anne. They made their home for many years in Ames, Iowa.

Phillis is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jim B.; children, Lorie (Michael) Kampf, Corey (Christina) Moutray, Amy Moutray, Jason (Susie) Moutray and Anne (Tyler) Arndt; grandchildren, Heather Jackson; Noah Carson; Kate (Connor) Brown; Maddie Moutray; Forest Winter; Quinn Arndt; Lily Moutray; Sami B. Moutray; Ben Arndt; great-grandchildren Elayna Brown; Hewitt Brown.

Phillis is preceded in death by her parents Lawrence and Dorothy Davis and daughter Jamie Moutray.
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus from Aug. 25 to Aug. 31, 2018
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