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Priscilla Ann (Lierheimer) Phillips


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Priscilla Ann (Lierheimer) Phillips Obituary
Priscilla Ann (Lierheimer) Phillips

Mexico, MO - Priscilla Ann (Lierheimer) Phillips, 72, passed away July 3rd, 2018 after a difficult battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born in Mexico, MO to Edwin Louis Lierheimer and Clementine Doerqu Lierheimer on April 28, 1946. Survivors include two sons; Jeffrey Earl Phillips, wife Kelly, and granddaughters, Sophia and Ava of Colorado Springs, CO, and Gregory Scott Phillips, wife Betsy, and grandchildren, Emily and Jack of Minden, NV. Priscilla is survived by two brothers; Richard Louis Lierheimer and John Edwin Lierheimer, wife Delores, of Mexico, MO; and sister Peggy Kathleen Lierheimer of Webb City, MO.

Priscilla graduated Mexico High School in 1964, and University of Missouri in 1969. She spent the majority of her life in Joplin, MO, surrounded by the love of music, gardening, family, and great friends in her church community. She owned and operated an antique and gift shop, "Imagine That!"

Her life in Springfield included Wesley United Methodist Church where she was in the Hand Bell Choir.

Priscilla conducted aquatic exercise classes at Medifit and managed the pool, aquatic classes, and staff at St John's/Mercy pool at Hammons Heart Institute. She was much loved and respected, and affectionately known as Ms. Pris.

After cremation, memorial services will be held at the United Methodist Church in Mexico, MO, Aug 11th at 11:00 a.m. followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to "Cure Alzheimer's Fund" or "Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research".
Published in the News-Leader from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2018
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