Thelma “Serena” Uber


Thelma “Serena” Uber passed away at the age of 88 on Saturday, October 21, 2023, in Mexico. Serena was the daughter of the late William Emmett and Lelia Irene Shikles, born September 30, 1935, in Enon. Serena was married on December 13, 1953, to  J.R. Uber, who preceded her in death on July 1, 2022.

Survivors include her two children E.R. Uber (Ginny) of Chandler, Ariz. and Cindy Phipps (Bernie) of Mexico; four grandchildren, Travis (Robyn) Phipps of Mexico, Allison (Brad) Nicholson of Chandler, Ariz., Lindsey (Corey) Poteet of Brentwood; McKenzie Uber of Chandler, Ariz.; four great-granddaughters; and one sister, Bonnie Reed of Branson.

Visitation will be Fri, Oct. 27,  from 1 – 2 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. The Funeral Service will follow with Minister Mark White of Centralia Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow at the Eldon Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Fair Haven Children’s Home 3132 N. Fair Haven Loop Strafford, MO 65757 417-862-6675 CC/PayPal Donations: https//

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.