Phillips Leach, 59, of Nampa, died Friday, January 29, 1993, at the Nampa hospital.
will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 3, 1993,
of the Nazarene. Rev.
Roy A. Litsey, pastor of the church will officiate.
Interment will follow in the
Services are under
the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Amelia was born
on February 6, 1933, in
Biloxi, Mississippi, to John Wilson and Lucy
Annabelle Lee Phillips. She
was reared and educated in Biloxi
and attended the First
of the Nazarene there. She
married Lawrance Leach on August 4, 1948, in
Biloxi, where they made their home.
They later lived in
California and Texas. In
1970 they moved to Nampa where they have since resided.
She was a member of
the Bethel Church
of the Nazarene and the Nampa Art Guild.
She loved oil
painting, writing and singing.
She had sung with
several different groups. Her
main goal in life was to see her whole family in Heaven.
She always tried to
build up and encourage her friends and her family to do
their best. Her
ministry was encouragement and prayer.
She wanted to see
everyone she knew in Heaven. "We love you mom, and we will
see you at home."
Amelia is survived by her husband Lawrance of Nampa;
4 daughters and their husbands, Ramona Lorraine and Ross
Jones, Nampa, Laura Ann and John Sandidge, Chignik Bay,
Alaska, Melody Faith and Lewis Chavez, Nampa, and Melissa
Gay and Edward Tilley, Nampa; 1 son, John Harland Leach,
Boise; 3 brothers, Don Phillips, J.W. Phillips and Midill
Simmons, all of Biloxi, Mississippi; 1 sister, Bethel
Walley, Biloxi; 12 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded
in death by her parents, 1 son, Lawrance Jr. in 1956, and 13
brothers and sisters.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today
until 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
suggests memorial contributions to
Church of the Nazarene
1423 2nd St. S.,
Nampa, Idaho 83651; or flowers may be sent.