Marie L. Phillips
Mrs. Phillips 72 passed away Thursday November 19, 2015 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland following a brief illness. She was born in Bay City on October 30, 1943 to the late Arthur & Beatrice (Brunner) Noel. She married Bobby Phillips on March 24, 1971 in Long Beach, California, he preceded her in death on December 2, 1986. She was a volunteer for 12 years for MMI of Clare and was named the State of Michigan Volunteer of The Year for 2015. Marie was a member of the VFW of Houghton Lake and Harrison Moose Lodge. She will be remembered for her willingness to help or volunteer for anyone in need.
She is survived by her children Tina Priest, Cathy & Ron Sutton, Robert & Genia Priest and Roberta & Gary Gottleber; grandchildren Darren Alford, Sherrie Alford, Cristy Klett, Cassie Cosens, Angela Miller, Arthur Miller, Gary Gottleber, Robert Gottleber, Marie Gottleber, Charity Harper, Stephanie Hughes, Annmarie Schmitz and Katlynn Priest; 29 great grand children; brother and sisters Caroline Grochowski, Lillian Eggert, Mable Kovach and Charles Noel. She was preceded in death by a son Glenn Phillips, granddaughter Carrie Sutton, a sister Lyla Nelson and brothers Lyle, Paul, Richard, James and Arthur Noel.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday November 24, 2015 at 1 pm from the Rivertown Funeral Chapel with burial in Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Family will greet friends on Monday from 3 pm to 9 pm and Tuesday from 10 am until time of services.