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Information for Harry Nelson Phillips
14 June 1915 - 20 September 1982
From The Caldwell News-Tribune
September 1982
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Harry Phillips

     Funeral services for Harry Nelson Phillips, 67, of 615 Diamond St., Nampa, who died Monday, Sept. 20, 1982, in Huntsville, Ark., at the home of his daughter, will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ken Morrison, pastor of the Karcher Church of the Nazarene, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    He was born June 14, 1915, at LaPorte, Ind., to Homer and Florence Phillips.  At the age of 9 he moved to Fullerton, Calif., with his family, where he was reared and educated.  He married Viva C. Richardson on Feb. 29, 1936, in Yuma, Ariz., and they resided in Fullerton.
    During WWII, he was an inspector in an aircraft manufacturing plant. After the war, he went to work for the Southern California Edison Company.  He then moved to Huntsville, Ark., where they lived until 1954 when he returned to Fullerton and the Southern California Edison Company.  He retired in 1973.
    They moved to Nampa in 1977 and he went to work with his son-in-law at Shuttercraft.  They had resided in Nampa since.  He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two daughters, Mrs, LeRoy (Gail) Rose, Nampa, Mrs. Clifton (Judy) Gabbard, Huntsville, Ark.; one son, Craig Phillips, Fullerton, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Wentworth, Fullerton, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Higgins, Bakersfield, Calif.; eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by three sisters.


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