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Celebration of Life Mrs. Louise Howard-Phillips

The Howard, Phillips, Barcon, Weaver, Gibson, Maximore, Gbehzoin, and Outland families announce the passing of our dearly beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt , cousin, friend and loved one, Mrs Louise Anne Howard-Phillips who was affectionately known as Mommy, Sister Lou, Lou, Ms. Lou, and Cousin Lou after a battle with pancreatic cancer. This sad event occurred on January 15, 2020 in Carrollton, Texas. Mrs. Howard Phillips was born on June 16, 1942 and a proud graduate of the Stonar School in Wilshire, England and the University of Mary Hardin Baylor in Temple, Texas.

She leaves to cherish her legacy, her children: Dr. Winston Howard, Sr., Mrs. Gabrielle Phillips Black (William), Mr. Gabriel Phillips, Jr. (Yamah), Mrs. Cyanna Phillips- Urey (Andrew), Mr. Sean Howard (Sundina), a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren both in the United States and in Liberia. Her siblings, Mr. James E. Howard, Sr (JE). and John Wesley Howard (Princess), several nieces, nephews, cousins, and loved ones survived her.

She was predeceased by her husband, Gabriel (Yahn) Phillips Sr. Her parents: Deacon Honorable Joseph Cephas Nathaniel Howard, Sr. (JCN), Ms. Marway Barcom and Mary Edmonia Williams Howard. Her siblings who predeceased her, Abraham Lincoln Howard, Lawrence Howard, Rebecca Howard-Anderson, and J.C.N. Howard, Jr.

Wake keeping will be held on Friday, February 7th at 7-10 pm at Arlington Christian Bible Fellowship Church, 1501 S. Center St. Arlington, Texas.

Funeral services will occur on Saturday, February 8th at 10 am at Arlington Christian Bible Fellowship Church, 1501 S. Center St. Arlington, Texas.

Interment at Skyvue Memorial Gardens Cemetery at 7220 Rendon Bloodworth Rd, Mansfield, TX 76063.
Repast at Hurst Banquet Hall at 414 W Bedford Euless Rd, Hurst, TX 76053.

Hotel Blocks for Feb 7-9, 2020: Please contact the hotel prior to booking if you have any questions.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, 2500 E. Lamar Blvd, Arlington, TX 76006 817-649-5800
cut off Jan 31, 2020 - if room available will still honor the rate after the cut off
King room $ 79.00 plus taxes $94.33 per night includes hot breakfast
Double room $ 79.00 plus taxes $94.33 per night includes hot breakfast
Group code: Howard-Phillips or SPGS

Best Western plus DFW Airport – Euless, 421 Airport Freeway, Euless, TX 76040, 817-836-4040
cut off Jan 28, 2020
King suite plus sofa sleeper $90.00 plus taxes 102.00 per night
Queen suite plus sofa sleeper $109 plus taxes 124.00 per night
Includes hot breakfast and 24-hour shuttle to and from DFW Airport, and three-mile radius
Group code: Howard-Phillips

Comfort Suites Arlington, 411 W. Road to Six Flags, Arlington, TX 76011 817-460-8700
cut off Feb 1, 2020
King suite: King bed plus full-size sofa sleeper
$104 plus taxes $124.98 per night includes hot breakfast
Group Code: NE24R5

Additional Hotels in the area
Hampton Inn & Suites, 4201 Reggis Ct, Fort Worth, TX 76155 (817-952-3080)
Shuttle service 5:00 Am – 11:00 PM service DFW Airport

Holiday Inn Dallas DFW Airport West, 3005 Airport Freeway, Bedford, TX 76021 (817) 684-6300
Shuttle Service 24/7 service DFW Airport

Double Tree, 1507 North Watson Rd, Arlington TX 76006 (817) 640-7712

Hilton Garden Inn, 521 E Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76018•(817) 557-8233

Courtyard by Marriott, 711 Highlander Blvd, Arlington, TX 76015•(817) 465-5599

Contacts in the US:
Mrs. Gabrielle Phillips Black (972) 768-6219 (Texas)
Mrs. Cyanna Phillips- Urey (817) 504 7284 (Texas)
Mr. Gabriel Phillips Jr. (972) 217 5535 (Texas)
Dr. Winston Howard, Sr. (404) 974 7846 (Georgia)
Mr. James E. Howard, Sr. (214) 715 8004 (Texas)
Mr. John Wesley Howard (763)458 3524 (Minnesota)
Mr. Andrew Urey (817) 987 7612 (Texas)
Rev. Dr. Stephen Howard (804) 366 4354 (North Carolina)
Rev. John Howard (952) 688 9114 (Minnesota)
Mr. Eric McGill (972) 824 8086 (Texas)

Contacts In Liberia
Mr. Sean Howard 231886840639 (Liberia)
Rev. Jimmy Diggs 231777116028 (Liberia)

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