Nella Usrey Phillips of Portage, Indiana | 1938 - 2019 | Obituary

Nella Usrey Phillips

Funeral Service
Friday, Jan 18, 2019
2:00 PM

Nella Usrey Phillips

April 14, 1938 - January 14, 2019

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Nella Usrey Phillips, age 80 of Portage, Indiana passed away Monday, January 14, 2019.  She was born April 14, 1938 in Sparta, Tennessee to the late James and Mary Lou Usrey.  She was also preceded in death by her husband of almost 48 years, Billy Phillips and a sister: Wilma Simmons.

Nella had been a longtime Northwest Indiana resident and retired from Greenwald Surgical after many years of service.  She was a faithful member of the Portage Missionary Church.  She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

She is survived by her daughter:  Vicki (Tony) DeLeon of Valparaiso

Son: Steven (Jamie) Phillips of Rapid City, SD,

Grandchildren:  Tony (Steffanie) DeLeon, Shaun (Melissa) Simmons, Betty (Brian) Trosper, Joshua Phillips, Nicole (Tim) Ballard, Danni Drolc, and Chloe Drolc

Great-Grandchildren:  Sophia DeLeon, Michael Simmons, Ayden Simmons, Peyton Ballard, Parker Simmons, Timothy Ballard, Brien Rissman, and Sara Rissman

Brothers-in-law:  Wayne Simmons and Eugene Phillips

Nephew:  Billy (Susan) Phillips

Niece:  Shari (Rodney) Baker

along with  other loving family and friends


Funeral Service will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 18, 2019 in the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with burial in the Highland Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm on Friday till service time.  Frank Derrick will officiate the services.



Funeral Service

Friday, January 18, 2019
2:00 PM

Hunter Funeral Home
120 East Bockman Way
Sparta, Tennessee 38583

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