WILSON — Funeral services for Mrs. Jackie Lee Phillips Harris, 85, of Wilson are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Wilson with the Rev. Bruce Almy officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park in Burnet,Texas, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
Jackie was born April 27, 1927, at Wingate ,Texas, to the late Mr. Jefferson Houston Riggs and Mrs. Lora (Gobbel) Riggs. She departed this life Friday, October 26, 2012, at Wilson, Oklahoma.
Jackie was raised in west Texas and resided there most of her adult life. She married Horace Dexter Phillips in 1946, after he returned home after serving in WWII. In 1969, they made Marble Falls, Texas, their home. Horace preceded Jackie in death in 1980. Jackie was later remarried to Mr. Jimmy Harris at Marble Falls, Texas. Jackie continued to reside in Marble Falls until the passing of Jimmy where then she moved to Wilson, Oklahoma, in the mid 1990s. Jackie was a devoted homemaker and worked some as a beauty operator. Jackie was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to Horace and Jimmy, also preceding her in death were her parents; and three brothers, Delbert, Felton and Tommy.
Survivors include her son, H.J. Phillips and wife, Katie of Austin, Texas; daughters, Brenda McKinnon and husband, Marvin and Shela Phillips, both of Wilson; special friend and companion, Mr. Jim Patrick of Wilson; sister, Joyce Rhodan of Sante Fe, N.M.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild on the way.
Pallbearers will be Craig Wainscott, J. Jackson, Kevin Murray and Jeff Riggs.
Visitation will be from 6-8 this evening at the Wilson Chapel.
Online condolences can be made at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.