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“We shared many good times and memories with Georgia and Larry in recent years. Georgia was a kind and giving person and she gave much of herself to...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Terry & Doris Lind - Austin, MN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We both went to school with Georgia. She was a wonderful, caring person. She helped so much while...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Don & Marilyn Carlson - Richmond, TX

“I can still hear Uncle Larry telling me how I wouldn't be in their wedding unless I got an icecream cone. Well I got one and our family gained a...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: JoDee Glover - Churdan, IA

“Georgia was a life long friend, and I will miss seeing her smiling face. She was very kind person and a wonderful friend. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Frankie Wilcox West - Dayton, IA

“Georgia was a good friend and among the nicest people I know. I admired her strength and the way she took everything in stride. I will miss her. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Rob Stapp - Dayton, IA - Friend

“I'm so glad I got to know Georgia for the past few years when she would come to the Grandview Care Center to visit her mother and a few of us would...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Diane Esperson - Dayton, IA

“So sorry to hear about Georgia. She was an amazing woman. I was fortunate to work with her at Land O Lakes and eventually found out she was part of...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Pam Owenson - IA - Friend

“God took home one of the most amazing Angels the world ever got to have the opportunity of knowing on Mothers Day, anyone that had met my Grandmother...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jessica Phillips - Duncombe, IA

“In Loving Memory of Aunt Georgia. You will be greatly missed. I have fond memories of playing on the farm when I was little, I will miss your smile...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Nina McDonald - Scranton, IA

Georgia and her brothers Tom and Fred. “Georgia babysat us several times when we were young. She always teased me about giving her such a hard time and crying all the time she watched me. ...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Laurel Schaefer - Garland, TX

<3 “i remember every holiday... every birthday day.. just every day in general, how loving and caring my Grandma was. she would make everyone's day...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kara May Studyvin - webster city, IA

Georgia C. Phillips, 69, of Duncombe, Iowa, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge.

Georgia's wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe, Iowa. Rev. Craig Miller will officiate. Burial will be at West Lawn Cemetery in Lehigh. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Georgia Cheryl May was born on December 19, 1945, in Maywood, California, the daughter of George and Colleen (Ball) May. In 1948, she moved with her family to Lehigh, Iowa. Georgia graduated with the Central Webster High School class of 1964, and from Nettleton Business College in Sioux City in 1965.

Georgia was united in marriage to R. Larry Phillips on September 17, 1966. To this union two sons were born: Kevin and Kent.

Georgia worked for Land 'O Lakes, Inc. in Fort Dodge for 34 years, retiring on December 31, 2007. She was a longtime member of Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe. Georgia enjoyed reading, crocheting, cooking and working on "projects", and spending time with family and friends

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Larry Phillips on September 28, 2009, and one brother, Fred May.

Survivors include two sons, Kevin (Mariann) Phillips of Callender, Iowa, and Kent (Cheri) Phillips of Duncombe, Iowa; four grandchildren, Jessica Phillips and Kara Studyvin of Webster City, Iowa, and Mason Phillips and Dakota Phillips of Duncombe, Iowa; a brother, Tom (Helen) May of Mountain Home, Arkansas; sister-in-law, Barb May of Dayton, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.