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Elizabeth I. Phillips

March 22, 1926 - November 29, 2017

Muncie – Elizabeth I. Phillips, 91, passed away Wednesday morning, November 29, 2017, at The Woodlands Nursing Home.

She was born in New Castle on March 22, 1926 the daughter of Jessie and Auda (DeHart) Davis and graduated from Chrysler High School in 1946.

Elizabeth was an accomplished musician, primarily the …READ MORE

Muncie – Elizabeth I. Phillips, 91, passed away Wednesday morning, November 29, 2017, at The Woodlands Nursing Home.

She was born in New Castle on March 22, 1926 the daughter of Jessie and Auda (DeHart) Davis and graduated from Chrysler High School in 1946.

Elizabeth was an accomplished musician, primarily the accordion, but also played the piano and several reed instruments. She spent most of her early years in New Castle, sometimes working in the family business. Elizabeth left New Castle in the early 1950’s and moved to Tampa, FL, on her return to Indiana she settled in Muncie, from here she was an Avon Lady for many years. She met Gurstel Phillips in the late 1950’s and they married in 1963.

Surviving are a nephew, Dick Ellison (wife, Fern), Muncie; a niece, Carolee Grummer (husband, Bill), Northern, CA; several local nieces and nephews; plus two very special people, brother-in-law, Larry Phillips and niece, Pam Baker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gurstel; her parents; two daughters, Emily and Debby Davis; and a half-sister, Mildred Ellison.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel with Pastor Dewayne Loveless officiating. Entombment will be held later in Elm Ridge Mausoleum.

Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be directed A.R.F., 1209 W. Riggin Rd., Muncie, IN 47303.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at meeksmortuary.com.

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