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Gloria Ann Phillips


Gloria Ann Phillips died November 23, 2019 in Waco, Texas at the age of 75 years 1 month 10 days.

Funeral Services were held Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment followed at Hillside Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.

Gloria was born October 13, 1944 in Stockton, California to Henry Freeman and Tommie Verene (Denison) Dye. She was raised in West Texas, attending school in Plainview.

On July 10, 1980, she married Edgar Miller Phillips in Oklahoma City. Gloria worked many years in the food service industry, even owning her own restaurant.

She loved to garden, listen to her records, crochet and color in her adult coloring books. Gloria was an amazing seamstress, often making clothes for family.

Gloria was preceded in death by her father, Henry Freeman Dye; step-father, Bob Fisher; her husband, “Ed” Edgar Miller Phillips; and siblings, Glenn Dye, Wayne Dye, Leon Dye and Sarah Richards.

Survivors include her mother, Tommie Fisher; her son, Shayne Bilbrey and wife, Andy, of Newalla; siblings, Norma Gepner and husband, Roy, of Waco, Texas, Hank Dye of Lexington and Linda Daniels of Slaughterville; close nieces, Gloria Verene Gepner and Kenda Raylee Daniels; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.