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Almeda Phillips, age 98 of Lockney, died Monday, October 17, 2016. Graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at the Lockney Cemetery with Reverend Kyle Brock pastor of Grace United Methodist Church officiating. Family visitation will be from 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Moore Rose Funeral Home in Lockney. Arrangements are under the care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Lockney

She was born Jane Almeda Workman on February 28, 1918 in Bryan County, Oklahoma, a daughter of William H. Workman and Roxie Mae Frizell Workman. She moved to Floyd County in 1919 and graduated from Lockney High School in 1935. She met D.J. Phillips while serving as secretary treasurer of the Lone Star Theatre Club. They were married on August 29, 1936 in Floyd County. Almeda enjoyed family vacations to Red River, New Mexico where she was an avid fisherman and miniature golf player. She loved to crochet, especially if she were making a baby blanket for future grandchildren or great grandchildren. She was a housewife, farmwife, and mother. Almeda and D.J. made their home in the Lone Star community until moving to Lockney. She was a member of the Lockney Senior Citizens, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Dairy Queen Ladies Club, and the First United Methodist Church. Almeda lived life to the fullest, but most of all, she loved her family. She leaves behind and amazing legacy for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.

She is preceded in death by her husband, D.J. Phillips on February 24, 1989; one son, Darrel Phillips on August 12, 1986; her parents, William H. and Roxie Workman; two brothers, Claude Workman and Harley Workman, and one sister, Lorene King.

Almeda is survived by two daughters, Jane Lacewell and husband Ron of College Station, and DeLinda Glasson and husband Paul of Lockney; one son, Keith Phillips and wife Marcia of Lockney; six grandchildren, Dana Easter and husband Mark, Chad Lacewell, Phillip Glasson and wife Rayanna, Jerod Glasson, Ashley Lacewell, and Tyler Phillips and wife Lacy; seven great-grandchildren, Meagan Ponce, Cody Ponce, Layton Glasson, Hope Glasson, TyAnn Phillips, Austin Phillips and Amelia Joe Phillips.

Memorials are suggested to the Lockney Senior Citizen Center, Lockney Cemetery Association, or the donors charity of choice. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Gary Mangold and the Lockney Health and Rehabilitaion for the wonderful care they gave Almeda over the past 8 years.

"And Flocks of Angels sing thee to thy rest."