Lora Rose Phillips, 62, a resident of Buckner, MO passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City. She was born October 27, 1959 in Independence, MO to Edwin and Kay (Mayabee) McMillen.
Lora graduated from Pleasant Hill High School in 1977. She furthered her education and received her accounting degree from DeVry University in 2012. Lora was united in marriage to William David Phillips on December 31, 1979 in Independence, MO. She was Christian by faith. Lora worked in the fitting room at Walmart in Oak Grove, MO. She enjoyed crocheting, and being with her dogs, Prissy and Jack.
Survived by her loving husband William Phillips of Buckner, MO; sister, Tammie McMillen of Aberdeen, WA; step-brothers, Michael Hicks of Texas, Bruce Hicks and wife Kathy of Warsaw, MO; step-mother, Velma McMillen of Independence, MO. Lora is preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Kay McMillen; brother, Larry Hicks.
Memorial service celebrating Lora’s life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 1, 2022 at the Community of Christ Church, 416 N Liberty, Independence MO 64050. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Lora and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.