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 Lois Jeanne <I>Riggs</I> Phillips

Lois Jeanne Riggs Phillips

Birth
Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana, USA
Death 23 Jul 2015 (aged 81)
New Castle, Henry County, Indiana, USA
Burial New Castle, Henry County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 149686886 · View Source
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Lois Jeanne Phillips, 81, of New Castle passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 in her home following an extended illness.

She was born May 20, 1934 in Knightstown, a daughter of the late Roger and Ruth (Bennett) Riggs.

Lois retired from Val Corporation in New Castle in 1991 following 18 years of service. She was an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars #1282 Ladies Auxiliary, where she served as treasurer for several years. A member of the Red Hat Society, she also enjoyed fishing and camping.

She leaves to cherish her memory, three daughters, Linda (Timothy) Foreman of Grand Junction, MI, Susan (Greg) Hahn of New Castle, and Laura (Joe) Thompson of New Castle; six grandchildren, Paul (Anne) Stover of Pendleton, Dr. Mark (Tara) Foreman of Muskegon, MI, Andy (Emily) Foreman of Indianapolis, Kelly Thompson (Jason Swearingen) of Noblesville, Megan (Ryan) Fairchild of New Castle, and Derek Thompson of New Castle; eight great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Hopman of CA; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Phillips Jr. in 2001; a sister, Mary Bernice Marks, and a half-sister, Lily Gravlin.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Pastor Timothy Foreman officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memory Gardens in New Castle.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2015 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to Riley Children’s Hospital, 702 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, Paralyzed Veterans, 801 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006 or Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675


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  • Created by: Patrik Louis
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149686886
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lois Jeanne Riggs Phillips (20 May 1934–23 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149686886, citing Green Hills Memory Gardens, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Patrik Louis (contributor 47964641) .