Lois Alene Nash Phillips
Lois Alene Nash Phillips, 76, of Springfield, died at 6:03 pm, Thursday, May 26, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born April 1, 1935 in White Hall, Illinois to Harry and Nell Ridings Nash.
Her parents and one sister, Annis McCollom preceded her in death.
Survivors include four children, Alan Phillips of Irving, TX, Jeff (Virginia) Phillips of Plano, TX, Doug (Melissa) Phillips and Michele (Keith) Wilson both of Springfield; four grandchildren, Laura, Julia, Brent and Melinda; one sister Judy Ashton of Green Valley, AZ and two nephews, Warren McCollom of Tucson, AZ and Ron McCollom of Mulkeytown, IL.
Lois was a member of Springfield Southern Baptist Church and Christian Women’s Club. She enjoyed water aerobics, reading, cross-stitch and sewing. She was Grandma Lois to many many children. She retired from the State of Illinois Department of Public Health.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Lie-in-State: 9:30-10:30 am, Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at Springfield Southern Baptist Church.
Funeral Service: 10:30 am, Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at Springfield Southern Baptist Church, Pastor Mike Keppler officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Sojourn Women’s Center.