Phyllis Geraldine Bruner Phillips

Phyllis Geraldine Bruner Phillips, 89 passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 in Gainesville, FL. Phyllis was born on March 1, 1931 and grew up in Oak Park, IL with parents Clarence and Tilly Bruner. Phyllis and family relocated to Clearwater Beach in the early 1940s and she graduated from Clearwater High School in 1949.
Phyllis married Richard (Dick) Phillips in 1955 and had three children (Rick, Suzanne and Nancy). She was a successful Realtor and active member of Trinity Presbyterian Church. Phyllis enjoyed traveling, sailing with the Windlasses, playing bridge, church adventure groups, and time at the beach. Phyllis was a loving wife and devoted mother and grandmother. Phyllis and family spent countless hours creating lifelong traditions.
Phyllis was preceded in death by husband, Richard. She is survived by Rick, Suzanne (Woody), Nancy (Chris) and grandchildren, Zak, Jake and Hannah. The family plans a memorial service later in the year. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Phyllis’ memory to Trinity Presbyterian Church, Clearwater, FL or Haven Hospice, Gainesville, FL. Arrangements are in the care of Milam Funeral and Cremation Services Gainesville, FL.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!