Jun 7, 1928 - Jan 6, 2013
Born June 7, 1928 in Mt. Sterling, North Carolina, went to be with the Lord on January 6, 2013. Married to James Martin (deceased) July 1950 – June 2008. Nola was an Air Force wife who traveled extensively in the early years of her marriage. After settling in Sacramento, California in 1964, she had a 17 year career in the McClellan Base Exchange Shoe Department, from 1970-1987 where she greatly enjoyed serving her customers, many of whom she considered friends. Nola’s family was always her passion and she was able to spend countless hours enjoying their company in recent years. Nola was a very caring and loving mother to Gail (Ed), Betty (Brian), and Greg (Becky), grandmother to Julie (Danny), Carla (Dustin), Candice (Brian), Eric (Jaime), and Mitchell; and great grandmother (GG) to Casey, Jake, Braden and Jaelyn. Nola was also the last living of the Phillips’ siblings but leaves behind many nieces and nephews most of them in Tennessee. A celebration of Nola’s life will be held at East Lawn, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento on January 18th at 1:30 p.m.