Mary Phillips

Mary Frances Phillips (White)

Tuesday, June 7th, 1938 - Saturday, January 11th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Mary Phillips, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Mary Phillips with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

Mary was born on June 7, 1938 in Fordland ,Missouri to Tilford and Golda White. She attended and graduated Fordland High School and continued her studies at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield Missouri and graduated with a major in Home Economics Education. She would go on to teach Home Economics Education in Garden City Missouri and later as a substitute within the Springfield Missouri public schools system.
She met and married her husband of 58 years William Robert (Bob) Phillips on May 27, 1961. She later became the primary homemaker after the birth of their son Jonathan Robert Phillips. Bob and Mary have been members of the East Sunshine Church of Christ congregation and family 58 years.

Mary was preceded in death by her father and mother Tilford and Golda White.

She is survived by her husband William Robert Phillips of Springfield Missouri. Son Jonathan Robert Phillips and wife Joleen of Springfield Mo. Grandchildren Emily and Brandon Phillips. Brother David White of Springfield Missouri.

A celebration of Mary's life will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Greenlawn South Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Friday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation be made in Mary’s name to the Fair Haven Childrens home 3132 N Fairhaven Loop, Strafford, MO 65757.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Mary Frances Phillips (White), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 17th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 17th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Greenlawn Funeal Home South
    Address
    441 West Battlefield
    Springfield, Missouri
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Greenlawn Funeal Home South
    Address
    441 West Battlefield
    Springfield, Missouri
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 |
    When
    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
    Location
    Missouri Veterans Cemetery
    Address
    5201 S Southwood
    Springfield, Misssouri 65804
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Donations

Donations are being accepted for: Fair Haven Children's Home.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Mary here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Mary
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album