Twila Louise Phillips

Sacramento, California

1929 - 2017


Sacramento, California


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Twila was born in Newkirk, Oklahoma 12-5-1929 to Loren and Golden Rising. The family moved when she was 13 years of age to Oakland, Calif. Here she met her high school sweetheart at age 14. They were never separated except for Don's 2 years in the Marine Corp during WWII. Married in 1948 and...

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I just want to say i am so sorry for your loss. My name is Della. I used to work at Jack in the box in Livermore throughout my high school years. Don and Twila were regulars there. They were my favorite. I really looked forward to seeing them every time. Don always smiling, walks over and opens her door EVERY SINGLE TIME. Walks her in, seats her and puts her purse down for her. The way He would look at Twila is like she's the only woman in the world. It was so beautiful just to sit with these...

Your parents were a example to us all! So sorry for your loss! Their love for each other was astounding! Thanks for sharing her ! Love you all,
Christie Neilson

Twila, you approached everything with sweetness. The world is like a dessert because you touched so many people. You are truly loved by many people.

Entering their 70 year of marriage, Russian River was their vacation choice.

Surely my mother was an angel on this earth. Wonderful wife wonderful mother and a very loving grandma, confidant, great adviser, always there for her children no matter what. What a wonderful wife who was devoted to her husband ...And loved and adored by her husband in return, she will truly be missed leaving a hole in her family's hearts that cannot be filled. No greater gift can a father give his children then to LOVE their mother of which we witnessed every day. I love you so much and...