Frances Dee Phillips was a dedicated wife, loving mother, proud grandmother, and a caring friend to many. She was born to Frank and Willie Dee Hubig on December 31,1934. Frances went peacefully home to be in Jesus’ loving arms on February 20, 2022.
After graduating high school, Frances fell in love with James Harold Phillips in the spring of 1953 and they were married on September 4, 1953. They had three children, Debbie, David, and Jerry.
Frances was most lovingly known as Mom and Grandmommy. Mom loved unconditionally and always gave to others. She believed God’s plan for her life was to love and care for others. Mom did this very well! Mom loved listening to the birds and enjoyed spending time watching them. She loved reflecting on that God was their creator and being reminded of this brought her peace, joy, and comfort. Mom’s favorite bird was a red bird. Mom had a passion for crafting, a knack for sewing, and could be found reading a good book. She was an excellent cook and her food left everyone wanting to come back for seconds. Mom was a faithful member of her church, First United Methodist of De Soto, for over over 40 years. She loved spending intentional time with her kids and grandkids ,they always brightened her day. Mom loved others till the very end. She has left a legacy of love.
Frances is survived by her son, Jerry Phillips, wife Kay Phillips, and daughter-in-law Sandra Phillips, granddaughter Julie Hutchins and husband Chuck, grandson Brian Phillips, and wife Amelia, grandson Todd Martin and wife Jaime, granddaughter Morgan Sokolove and husband Chris, great granddaughters Trista and Mallory Hutchins, great grandchildren Hoten, Tessa and Bailey Phillips, great grandchildren Bryce Martin, Sam Sinclair, Ava Sinclair, and great granddaughter Lindsay Kate Sokolove, brother Frank Hubig and his wife Louise, brother Danny Hubig and wife Wendy, and nieces and nephews. Frances is preceded in death by her parents Frank H. Hubig and Willie Dee Cornelius Hubig, husband James Harold Phillips, daughter Debra Phillips and son David Phillips.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association.