Dateline: March 20, 2008
Schollenbarger Phillips, 91, died March 14, 2008, in Amarillo.
Funeral services were held at
10:00 a.m., Tuesday March 18, 2008, at St. Stephen United Methodist
Church, with Rev. Don Travis officiating. Graveside services were held at
3:00 p.m. in Darrouzett Cemetery.
Addie Eloise Schollenbarger
Phillips was born March 9, 1917, in Ivanhoe, Beaver County, Okla. to
Maggie A. Sumners Roper and Iverson Monroe Roper. Lois moved to Darrouzett
at an early age and graduated from high school there. She was a charter
member of the Darrouzett Methodist Church. Lois married George
Schollenbarger on June 8, 1935, in Guymon, Okla. During World War II,
George and Lois operated a dry cleaning shop on the Army Air Corp Base in
Liberal, KS. After the war they bought a dry cleaning shop in Clarendon.
Lois and George were both active
in the community for the thirty plus years they lived there. They moved to
Wilburton, OK, to be near their daughter for eighteen years before moving
back to the Panhandle of Texas. Lois married Boyce (Friday) Phillips, on
November 21, 1999. Lois and Friday enjoyed traveling, cruises, dancing,
and playing poker.
Lois was preceded in death by her
mother; two sisters; eight brothers; her father and step-mother who raised
her from age 5; her first husband, George, who died January 18, 1996; one
granddaughter, Bliss Bain; and numerous brothers-in-law and
Survivors include her husband
Boyce Phillips of the home; daughter: Kay Schollenbarger Bain and husband
Robert; three step-daughters, Dani Patten and husband John of Little Rock,
Ark., Jan Winkler and husband Marty of Las Cruces, NM, Angela of Dallas;
son G.K. “Butch” Schollenbarger; one sister, Velma Cross of Amarillo;
two brothers, Roy Roper of Flowermound, and Vernon Roper of Italy, TX; one
sister-in-law, Betty Gibson; grandchildren
Scott Bain, Todd Bain, Leigh Bain Baldwin and husband Danny, Chris
Schollenbarger and wife Teresa, Connie Schollenbarger Longan; five
great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces
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