OBITUARY

Phyllis Freyou Phillips

January 12, 1941November 7, 2020
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NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Phyllis Freyou Phillips, age 79, at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. Fr. Keith Landry will officiate. Interment will follow at Holy Family Mausoleum.

A gathering of family and friends will take place at Evangeline Funeral Home in New Iberia on Tuesday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. A Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Wednesday at 8:00 am until the service time.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Phillips passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette

Phyllis was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. She put her family and God above everything else and loved them both fiercely. Phyllis was a devout Catholic and faithful parishioner of Sacred heart of Jesus Catholic Church. She was very involved in the church through out her lifetime from cooking for the priest to organizing the rosary groups. She also proudly worked as secretary of Magnolia Elementary for over 20 years. Phyllis will be remembered for her loving nature, her kindness, and the smile she put on everyone’s faces. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She will be truly and deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her loving husband of over 50 years, David Edgar Phillips, Jr.; sons, Timothy David Phillips (Jill) and David Edgar Phillips, III. (Sascha); daughter, Cherie Phillips Vincent (Ron); brother, Glenn Freyou (Linda); sisters-in-law, Marnell Freyou and Deanna Freyou; ten grandchildren, Brock Phillips, Thomas Vincent, Catherine Vincent, Nicholas Phillips, Clare Phillips, Joseph Phillips, Anthony Phillips, Gregory Phillips, Timothy Phillips, and Sophie Phillips; and one great grandchild, Isla Phillips.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Sydney and Irene Landry Freyou; and brothers, Ernest Freyou and Wayne Freyou.

Pallbearers will be Brock Phillips, Thomas Vincent, Nicholas Phillips, Joseph Phillips, Jeremy Freyou, and Matthew Freyou.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jeffery Freyou and David Freyou

To view the on-line obituary, video tribute, and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • David Edgar Phillips, Jr., Husband
  • Timothy David Phillips (Jill), Son
  • David Edgar Phillips, III. (Sascha), Son
  • Cherie Phillips Vincent (Ron), Daughter
  • Glenn Freyou (Linda), Brother
  • Brock Phillips, Grandchild
  • Thomas Vincent, Grandchild
  • Catherine Vincent, Grandchild
  • Nicholas Phillips, Grandchild
  • Clare Phillips, Grandchild
  • Joseph Phillips, Grandchild
  • Anthony Phillips, Grandchild
  • Gregory Phillips, Grandchild
  • Timothy Phillips, Grandchild
  • Sophie Phillips, Grandchild
  • Isla Phillips, Great Grandchild
  • Marnell Freyou, Sister-in-law
  • Deanna Freyou, Sister-in-law
  • Sydney Freyou, Father (deceased)
  • Irene Landry Freyou, Mother (deceased)
  • Ernest Freyou, Brother (deceased)
  • Wayne Freyou, Brother (deceased)

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brock Phillips
  • Thomas Vincent
  • Nicholas Phillips
  • Jeremy Phillips
  • Joseph Phillips
  • David Freyou, Honorary
  • Matthew Freyou
  • Jeffery Freyou, Honorary
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    Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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Veronica DeGroat

November 23, 2020

David and family so sorry for your loss.
I have know David and Phyllis since high School.
They are both friends of mine.
Will keep family in prayers.

Laura Dubea

November 11, 2020

I worked with Mrs. Phyllis on and off for a few years as her occupational therapist for home health. She was always so kind and such a joy to be around, and I always enjoyed our visits. She was a very special lady, and I am so sorry for the families loss. I am keeping y’all in my prayers! I know Mrs. Phyllis is free of pain and is at peace. ❤️🙏🏻❤️

Bill & Gruber

November 9, 2020

To the Phillips Family:
We send our sincerest condolences and prayers on the passing of such a wonderful person! Our prayers are for Phyllis and with all of you. Now, you have someone in Heaven that will look over and for you. GOD BLES!!!
BILL & SYLVIA GRUBER

Bill Elliott

November 9, 2020

David and family. Our deepest sympathy.
Phyllis was a very dear person. May she Rest In Peace with Our Lord and Savior.

Bill & Carol Elliott

Ronda Trahan

November 9, 2020

Steve and I are sad to hear of the passing of Phyllis. We are keeping all of her family and friends in our thoughts and prayers. She will be deeply missed 💝

John Berard

November 8, 2020

I was so sorry to hear of her passing.....David and the family will be in my prayers....she was always such a professional and caring person.....

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