Wilma Dean Phillips

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Wilma Dean Phillips, 92, of Springdale passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at The Maples. She was born July 4, 1927 in Springdale to Osie (Jonah) and Minnie Pearl Lynch Kendrick. Wilma was a homemaker and a member of Cross Church. She was a 1946 graduate of Springdale High School and attended the Springfield College of Commerce in Springfield, Mo. She was soon employed by Jones Truck Line where she met her husband of 51 years. She later retired from Wal-Mart after 15 years of service. Wilma enjoyed fishing, traveling and loved working in her flower gardens. Most of all she cherished family gatherings and spending time with family and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lonie E. (Gene) Phillips, her parents and six brothers and three sisters. Survivors include one son, Michael Phillips of Springdale; three daughters, Ginger Phillips of Seattle, Wash., Lisa Carlin of Westlake Village, Calif. and Sherri Payne and husband David of Alma; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. Visitation will be Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 1 to 2 pm at Sisco Funeral Chapel of Springdale. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. at Bluff Cemetery in Springdale immediately following the visitation with Charlie Foster officiating. Online condolences may be left at

Published September 10, 2019

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