Amanda Phillips, 46, of Higginsville, died July 19, 2020 at Centerpoint Medical Center.
She was born March 15, 1974 in Ft. Gordon, GA to Dennis and Janice (Summers) Phillips. Dennis was in the military so they moved around. They lived in Ft. Riley, KS for a few years and then settled in Kansas City.
Amanda attended several state schools for the severely handicapped, including Rolling Meadows State School. She moved to the Higginsville Habilitation Center in 1983.
She is survived by:
Her parents: Dennis and Janice of Lee’s Summit
Grandmother: Edna Summers of Lee’s Summit
Sister: Alaina Drinkwater (Sean) of Blue Springs, MO
Niece and nephew: Evie and Ethan
Aunts: Dian, Brenda, Lisa, Mable, Paula, Nancy and Esther
Private Family graveside services will be held at the City Cemetery
Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home