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Joyce Hooten Phillips
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Birth: May, 1929
La Porte
La Porte County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 2011
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Joyce (Hooten) Phillips
May 7, 1929 - Jan. 13, 2011

SOUTH BEND - Joyce A. (Hooten) Phillips, 81, of South Bend, IN, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2011, in the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. She was born on May 7, 1929, to the late John F. and Oklea (Lane) Hooten in LaPorte, IN. Joyce was raised and had lived in New Carlisle, IN, until she got married in 1952.

On August 29, 1952, as Joyce A. Hooten, she married Michael L. Phillips in New Carlisle, IN, and then moved to South Bend. He died on January 25, 1983. Along with her parents, her identical twin sister, Judy (Hooten) Waterhouse, also preceded her in death.

Joyce was a loving wife and mother who took great pride in being a homemaker. She enjoyed keeping a "perfect" home, cooking, gardening, helping with homework, and always being there for her family. They will dearly miss her.

She is survived by her two daughters, Linda M. Phillips of South Bend, IN, and Nancy K. (Charlie) Cobb of Goshen, IN; one granddaughter, Angela N. (Scotty) Johnson of Goshen, IN; one brother, Lewis D. Hooten of Olney, TX; one stepbrother, Robert Baird of Niles, MI; and loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 17, 2011, in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, IN, where friends may visit from noon 1 p.m. on Monday. Private burial will take place at New Carlisle Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure , telephone: (877) 465-6636, or email: To send condolences, please visit

Published in South Bend Tribune on January 16, 2011 
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  John F Hooten (1907 - 1982)
  Oklea P. (Lane) Hooten (1908 - 1946)
  Michael L. Phillips (1914 - 1983)*
  Joyce Hooten Phillips (1929 - 2011)
  Lewis Hooten (1930 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
New Carlisle Cemetery
New Carlisle
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Jan 15, 2011
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