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Nora Phillips

Nora Mae Phillips, 81, of Ward, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013.

She was born on Feb. 17, 1932 in Vilonia to Elner and Lillia Ballard.

Her parents; husband, Sidney Soloman Phillips; and brothers, Elmer and Billy Ballard, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children; Larry (Butch) Phillips and wife Sharon of Beebe, Rickey L. Phillips and wife Brenda of Austin, Sheila Taylor and husband Randy of Ward, Mickey D. Phillips and wife Lisa of Fort Smith, and Russell Phillips of Canada; brother, Dewitt Ballard of Austin; sister, Linda Jean Harvey; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, with Bro. Bill Hillburn officiating; burial followed at 16th Section Cemetery in Austin.

Memorial donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice Foundation, 410 North Apple, Searcy, AR 72143.

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