TERRY MUZDEKA Terry Ellen "Azbill" Phillips Muzdeka was born February 29, 1948, in Phoenix, to George David and Nethel Wingo Azbill. In 1965, at 17, she married Charles Edward Searles in Overton. At 21 years old she moved to Las Vegas where she began her career in the culinary union, working in hotels along downtown and the strip. She married Kim Phillips shortly after they met in 1971 while working at Denny's, she as a waitress, he as a cook. Her career in food and drink service included time at Denny's, Macayo's, The Bagel Nash, New York Deli, a part owner in The Brass Monkey, and finally a cocktail waitress at the Excalibur Hotel, retiring early in 2010 from the Culinary Union. Terry moved to Nebraska in 2003 to be near her children and grandchildren. Terry passed away April 27, 2019, in Broken Bow, NE, at the age of 71. She is survived by her brother, George Azbill of OK; sisters, Marlee Prince of AZ and Sandra Veselik of AZ; children, Pamela Brody of Ord, NE, Ginger Phillips of Las Vegas, Kimberly and Michael Mundt of Frankfort, KY, and Nathan Phillips of Arcadia, NE; nine grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Govier Brothers Mortuary is assisting with arrangements. Guest book available w/ memorial information available at www.govierbrothers.com
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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on May 5, 2019.