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Judy A. Phillips, 58

Judy A. Phillips, 58 years, went to Heaven on Aug. 21, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family, friends, and her faithful companion  BG.
Judy was born April 19, 1955 in Pottstown, Pa., to Robert and Peg (Harrison) Williams.
On May 25, 1973 Judy and  Eddie Phillips were united in marriage in Ava, Mo., and to this union two children were born.
Judy was a long time resident of the Ava community. She was employed by Hagales for many years, as well as Town and Country Supermarket and Emersons.
Judy enjoyed raising horses and trail riding with her friends, as well as  garage sales and antique shopping. She was always willing to lend a helping hand to those who needed it, and her fight against cancer was inspirational to all. Judy was an animal lover, and enjoyed caring for all her animals.  She loved  spending time with her loving husband, Eddie, her children, and three grandchildren.
Judy was a Christian and attended the Ava General Baptist Church.
Judy was preceded in death by her father.
Judy is survived by her husband Eddie of the home; a son, Mark, and his wife, Amy, of  Ava, and a daughter, Missy, and her husband Randall Tate, of Ava. Judy is also survived by three grandchildren, Michael, Macey, and Addison Phillips all of Ava; her mother, Peg Williams; two sisters, Jennifer Williams, of Ava, and JoAnn Williams, of Los Angeles, Calif.;  a special sister-in-law, Wanda, and her husband Ralph Hedrick, of Ava; and many family and friends.
Funeral services for Judy were Monday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, with burial in the Arno Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. Officiating were Pastor Oren Alcorn and Pastor Lester Platt. Memorials may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America or Three Rivers Hospice.
Online condolences may be made at www.clinkingbeardfuneral