Elizabeth Phillippe, May 8, 1925 — March 23, 2013

Monday, March 25, 2013 | 2:36 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Elizabeth Phillippe, 87, passed away March 23, 2013, at Boone Hospital.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, with a visitation from 9 a.m. until time of service at Memorial Funeral Home. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, at the chapel. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Elizabeth was born May 8, 1925, to the late Rice and Lucille Hawkins Claxton in Woodlandville, Boone County, Missouri. On July 23, 1949, she married Willis (Bill) Phillippe in Columbia, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by one son, Greg Phillippe and his wife, Donna; three grandchildren, Grant, Drew and Alex; one sister, Ruth Claxton Forbis; numerous nieces and nephews, along with great-nieces and great-nephews.

She is also preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Claxton Brown Acton; and brothers, Keith Claxton and Bobby Claxton.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Boone Hospital Home Care and Hospice, ATTN: Linda Bender, 601 Business Loop 70 W., Suite 260, Columbia, MO 65202.

Tributes can be left online at

Like what you see here? Become a member.

Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.