Graciela Phillips, 61 of Brown Mills, N.J., passed away on June 13, 2014.
Rosary is 7 p.m. Thursday, June 19. Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Friday June 20, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.
She was born in Cheltenham, England, in 1952 to Antonio and Evangelina (Moreno) Lombrana. She met the love of her life while her husband Charles was in the service stationed at Fort Wolters and then Fort Sill Recreation Area on Possum Kingdom Lake. She followed her husband, Lt. Co. Phillips, all over the world where he was stationed in the U.S. Army. She graduated from Mineral Wells High School and was the first one in her family to graduate from college at Tarleton State University. She spent many years in education as a teacher and touched many lives through her kind and giving ways in the classroom.
Graciela leaves behind her husband, Charles Phillips; son, Andrew Phillips; sisters, Linda Box, Eva McGinnis and Maria Therman; and brothers, Jesus Tony Lombrano and John Lombrana.
Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.
Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home