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Deborah Phillips December 3, 1955 - January 5, 2022

Deborah Sue Phillips, age 66 of Sparta, Missouri passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. She was born December 3, 1955 the daughter of Bobby Dean and Betty Lou Teague. At the young age of 17 and after being high school sweethearts, Debbie was united in marriage to Jackie Lee Phillips, September 14, 1973. Jack and Debbie were blessed with two wonderful sons, Robin and Tyler. They stayed in the Sparta community where she was well known by all, “as the onery one.” She was a dedicated employee for many years at Fasco Industries and later Emerson Climate Technologies, where she retired and enjoyed all her free time. Debbie loved ball games of all kinds and you could find her in the bleachers or the stands of many games to support her kids and others. She was always up for a trip or an experience no matter how big or small. Debbie was the best at playing cards and was always finding a good deal. She truly was one of kind, God fearing woman and was loved by so many. Debbie will be sadly missed but will live on forever in the hearts of her loved ones and many friends.
Deborah was preceded in death by her parents Bobby and Betty Teague of Bruner, Missouri and her parents-in-law Leroy and Fern Phillips of Bruner, Missouri. She is survived by her husband Jack Phillips of Sparta Missouri; son Robin Phillips and Jennifer Bradshaw of Bruner Missouri, son Tyler Phillips and wife Tiffany of Sparta, Missouri; grandchildren Dylan Phillips, Xavier Thomas, Orion Thomas, Madrical Thomas, Hayden Bradshaw and Parker Bradshaw; great-grandchildren Jackson Weter and Lucas Bradshaw; sisters Judy Weagley, Sandy Heminy and husband Richard, Melissa Gimlin and husband Chuck, brothers Robert, Kenny and Timmy Teague; several nieces, nephews, other caring relatives and many friends.
Funeral services will be 3:00 P.M. Sunday, January 9, 2022 in Fellowship Lighthouse Church, Bruner, Missouri. Visitation will be from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. in the church. Arrangements and services are under the care of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. Online condolences maybe shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com.


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    Mary B Phillips says

    Jack ,Robin, Tyler, Dylan so sorry for the loss Debbie what a wonderful person she was. We will always have the great times, some of the best laughs, and the best memories to always remember. Love you all.

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    Jan Rod Robison says

    Jack and family ,May God’s peace and comfort be with you Debbie was one of kind

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    Leon & Linda Newberry says

    Jack, Robbie, Tyler, & Dylan
    Words fail to express our sorrow; our hearts go out to all of you and your family members. The love and joy Debbie brought to so many will not be forgotten. Wishing, hoping, and praying for peace, comfort, and healing during this difficult time.

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    Sue Sisco says

    Jack and family, I am so very sorry to hear Debbie passed away but we can take comfort in knowing she’s in the arms of Jesus now. You all are in my prayers for peace and comfort that only God can give.
    Susie Lafferty-Sisco

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    Rusty Morrison says

    So sorry for your loss… May The Good Lord Cover You All With His Hand of Comfort…. Peace and Love To You All In The Comimg Days….

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    Terry and Deborah Mchaffiel says

    Jack and Boys and all family we are so sorry about Debbie passing she was a great lady. allways had a smile may God bless you all in your time of need. Terry, Deborah, Don Fitzgerald

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