- Local Guide
Lucy B. Phillips, 89, Punxsutawney (Albion area), died Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 8, 1921, in Albion, a daughter of John L. and Fannie B. (Burkett) Rankin.
Aug. 23, 1939, she married Ronald L. Phillips, who preceded her in death March 26, 1988.
Mrs. Phillips was a member of the Albion United Methodist Church and its Ladiesâ€™ Aid.
She and her husband owned Ronald L. & L.B. Phillips Manufacturing in Albion.
Surviving relatives include three children, Beverly J. Wright of Brockway, Dr. Terry Phillips of Gig Harbor, Wash., and Dan Phillips of Punxsutawney; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Ronald John Phillips; two brothers, Harry Rankin and Isaac Rankin; and a sister, Nora Rankin.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 2011, at the funeral home with the Rev. Harold Brunner officiating.
Interment will follow at Ridgemount Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ladiesâ€™ Aid at the Albion United Methodist Church.