Johanna S. Phillips

Johanna S. Phillips
July 9, 1922 – May 15, 2012
SPANAWAY, Wash. — Jo was born to Alice and Lloyd Staley as Johanna Alice Staley and raised in Plymouth. She attended Nurses Training at Gary Methodist Hospital in Gary.
Jo settled in Tacoma, Wash. where she became a school nurse with the Tacoma Public School until 1963. In 1965 she began a long nursing career in the Franklin Pierce School District until her retirement in 1988.
She was active in her church at Spanaway United Methodist, lending her service in many capacities there.
Jo is survived by her children, Juanita Phillips, Steven and Bobbie Phillips, Gary and Carla Phillips; grandchildren, Jennifer, Kristopher, Jacob and Zachary; her sister, Sue and husband Paul Roberts and their children.
The funeral will be held at Spanaway United Methodist Church, at 135 163rd St S. Spanaway WA 98387 at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25.