Mildred Helen (Kibbie) Ward-Phillips, was born May 25, 1942, and died Jan. 20, 2009, at the age of 66. She owned Friendly Cab for 18 years.
She is survived by: her sister, Wanda Bowman; her children, Brenda Pankey, Carry Ward, Patricia Stevens and husband Shawn Stevens, Beverly Ward, and Billie Ward; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by: her sisters, Louise Kurly and Leona Lothridge; her parents, Beverly William Kibbie and Carry Kibbie; a grandson, Bobby Wilcox; her late ex-husband, Homer Ward, Jr.; and late husband Russell Phillips; a step son, Larry Ward; and her good friend Matt Pankey.
Family night was held Jan. 24 after which Ms. Phillips was cremated. Arrangements were under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton, Mo.