Britta Helene Phillips

November 16, 1929July 10, 2019

Britta Helene Phillips, 89, of Southlake, TX, passed away July 10, 2019. Born and raised in Washington D. C., daughter of Magnus and Clara Helene Fris, Britta attended the University of Maryland where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, Upon graduation, Britta joined the U.S. Navy, where she met and fell in love with a U.S. Navy pilot, Richard Wayne Phillips. They were married on February 15, 1957, and were married for 57 years.

Britta had a passion for sailing, tennis, and traveling. She is survived by daughters Linda Helene Woessner and husband Steve, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Lynne Phillips Blackmore and husband Geoff of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and 5 grandchildren, Phillip Steven Woessner and wife Sarah, Lt. Laura Helene Wright and husband Lt. Jonathan Wright, and Thomas Richard Woessner, and Logan Phillips Blackmore and Chase Phillips Blackmore.

The funeral will be held on Friday, July 19th at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, 619 New Warrington Road, Pensacola, FL 32506. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by a chapel service, then a procession to the graveside service at Barancas National Cemetary at Naval Air Station Pensacola.

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