Dawn Renee PhillipsAugust 4th, 2021
Dawn Renee Phillips, 53, of Tebbetts, passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born on May 3, 1968 in Jefferson City. She was united in marriage on October 1, 1988, in Tebbetts to the love of her life, Terry Phillips. Dawn was a 1986 graduate of Jefferson City High School. Shortly after, she began her 32 year career with the State of Missouri. Dawn was currently employed as the Executive Assistant to the General Counsel at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. She was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Dawn loved and willingly served in many positions in the community serving as a Girl Scout leader, youth group leader and with the PTO. One of Dawn's biggest joys was to plan and travel with her family. Dawn will be deeply missed by the family and friends she cared so much for as she was the initiator and organizer of many parties and gatherings she so unselfishly gave her time to. She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Terry; children: Makayla Phillips (Rochelle) and Madasyn Phillips; mother and adoptive father: Rosalie and Harold Wadley; brothers: Doug Wadley, Harold Wadley and William Shelley Jr.; sister: Marie Shelley; mother-in-law: Barbara Phillips; one grandchild on the way and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Dawn was preceded in death by her father: William Shelley; father-in-law: Clarence "Poppy" Phillips Jr.; and one grandchild. Friends will be received from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, August 6, 2021 at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Kay Hord officiating. Interment will be held at Riverview Cemetery in Tebbetts, Missouri. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, American Heart Association or Coyote Hill. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.