Dovie A. Phillips

Dovie A.  Phillips
, nee Rowden, 97, of Belleville, Illinois, born Friday, October 9, 1914, in Granite City, IL, died Monday, October 31, 2011 at St. Paul's Home in Belleville, IL.

Dovie, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, lovingly invested her life making a home for her family.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Robert M. Phillips
  • Parents: Allen and Lillian nee Schmidt Rowden
  • Sons
    • Richard D. Phillips
    • Robert R. Phillips
  • Son-in-law: C. Michael Beasley
  • Brothers
    • Albert Rowden
    • Ralph Rowden
  • Sisters
    • Eugenia Fleming
    • Farrel Rowden
    • Vivian Meadows
    • Betty Sorenson

Surviving are her:

  • Daughter: Nancy Beasley of Belleville, IL
  • Daughter-in-Law: Marcia Phillips of St. Louis, MO
  • Nieces
    • Jan (Bill) Severs
    • Joan (Ray) Adams
  • Grandchildren
    • Eric Beasley
    • Bradley (Tara) Beasley
    • Jennifer (Gabe) Wade
    • Sarah (Matt) Johnson
    • Cindy Phillips (Ted) Tshinski
    • Robert Phillips
    • Jeffrey Phillips
  • Great-Grandchildren
    • Brenley
    • Kylie
    • Eliana
    • Noah
    • Elizabeth

Memorials: Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Home, Heartland Hospice or Signal Hill Lutheran Church.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 9:00 am - 11:00 am Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Pastor Mark Wiesner officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Edwardsville, Illinois.

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