The Life of Nelva Jean Phillips
Nelva Jane Phillips, 80, of Newbury, entered eternal rest Wednesday evening, Oct. 23, 2013, at Blossom Hill Care Center in Huntsburg. Mrs. Phillips was born June 29, 1933, in Willoughby, to the late Chauncy and Florence McGurer. She is once again reunited with her loving husband, Raymond Phillips, who died in April of this year. Nelva was an ordained Pentecostal minister, along with her husband. Together, they operated a prayer line from their home for many years. She will be missed by her son, James Phillips; sisters-in-law, Virginia (Fred) Buck and Shirley (Herb Clipston) Hunter; special niece, Debby (James) Gallagher; and many other nieces, nephews and friends. Family and friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, with funeral services to immediately follow at 1 p.m. The Rev. Mike Currier will officiate. Interment will be at a later date in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chester Township.