June Phillips Lea, 94

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June Phillips Lea, 94

June Phillips Lea, 94, of Coeur d’Alene and a former longtime Shelby County, Indiana resident, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Hospice of North Idaho.

Born June 15, 1925, she was the daughter of Stanley Young Phillips and Alberta (Hasank) Phillips. She married Howard Glenn Lea on June 7, 1947, who preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 2012.

Survivors include one son, James Young Lea (wife, Judi Davis) of Coeur d’Alene; brother, Charles Ray Phillips of Dry Ridge, Ky.; grandchildren Janet Arienne Lea of Coos Bay, Ore. and Jennifer Meagan Lea of Coeur d’Alene; and step-grandchildren Deneen Davis of Twin Lakes, Idaho and Justin Davis of Coeur d’Alene. She was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse, and siblings Clyde Walter Phillips, Ronald Phillips, Jacqueline Phillips and Betty Ann Phillips.

Mrs. Lea was a resident of Coeur d’Alene for seven years after moving from Shelbyville in 2012.

She was a registered nurse and worked in the surgical department at Bartholomew County Hospital in Columbus, from 1959 until 1995. She graduated from Williamstown High School and the St. Elizabeth Hospital nursing program in Covington, Ky. She was a member of the Flat Rock Methodist Church.

June loved playing bridge with her local club for many years. She was also an avid quilter.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville, Ind., with Pastor Les Fix officiating. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.

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