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Henry Mathew Phillips

  • Birth 19 May 1891 Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 15 Jan 1962 Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot 546A~2nd
  • Memorial ID 18490236

Picture was sent to me by a John Williams. Girl is Lenora Phillips.THERE IS NO STONE~~HE IS BURIED TO THE RIGHT OF THIS STONE~~NEXT TO HIS MOTHER MARY ELIZABETH MCDERMOTT PHILLIPS

From the Ottumwa Courier dated Monday, January 15, 1962

HENRY PHILLIPS

Henry Mathew Phillips, 70, of 702 Mill was found dead in his home Saturday evening. Dr. Loran Coppoc, associate Wapello County Medical Examiner, said death occurred in the previous 24 hours or more of natural causes.

Mr. Phillips was a retired coal miner.

The son of James Mathew and Elizabeth McDermott Phillips, he was born in Douds June 19, 1891. He lived in Ottumwa most of his life.

Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Anna Lanigan of Davenport and Mrs. Clara Harlan of Ottumwa.

He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 9 a.m, at the Vaughan Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Von Ah of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in charge. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Hartley, Harry Clark, Elmo Collett, Nick Fiscella, James Lanigan and Timothy Lanigan.



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