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Evelyn R. Phillips

June 3, 1930 January 5, 2020
Evelyn R. Phillips
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Obituary for Evelyn R. Phillips

Evelyn R. Phillips, 89, of South Lyon, passed away on January 5, 2020. She was born on June 3, 1930, daughter of the late Grandville and Jenniemae Buckler in Gaylord, Michigan. Loving wife of the late Richard O. Phillips. Beloved mother of Juliet (William) Ickes and Richard M. Phillips. Proud grandmother of Forrest, Madeleine, and Jillian Ickes, and Rachael, Ashley and Lauren Phillips. She was a long time resident of South Lyon where she enjoyed serving her community by helping her husband operate Phillips Funeral Home. Evelyn also enjoyed caring for her children, playing the piano, golfing, and spending time with her family. She was also a member of the Fine Arts Society, the Tuesday Club in South Lyon and a member of the First United Methodist Church of South Lyon. One of her hobbies was gardening which fueled her creativity in her amazing watercolor artwork. Her passion for family also made them the prime subjects of many of her paintings. She is also survived by her sisters Jeanette Robinson and Darlene Heinemann. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Richard O. Phillips and her brothers: Richard, George and Larry.Visitation will be held on Friday, January 10 from 3:00PM to 9:00PM at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 W. Lake Street, South Lyon. A funeral Service will be Saturday, January 11 at 11:00AM with final visitation beginning at 10:30AM at First United Methodist Church of South Lyon, 640 S. Lafayette, South Lyon. Evelyn will be laid to rest beside her husband in South Lyon Cemetery, In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.


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Visitation

Friday

10

Jan

3:00 PM 1/10/2020 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 1/10/2020 9:00:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home

122 West Lake Street (Ten Mile Road)
South Lyon, MI 48178

Phillips Funeral Home
122 West Lake Street (Ten Mile Road) South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Visitation2

Saturday

11

Jan

10:30 AM 1/11/2020 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/11/2020 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of South Lyon

640 S. Lafayette
South Lyon, MI 48178

First United Methodist Church of South Lyon
640 S. Lafayette South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Saturday

11

Jan

11:00 AM 1/11/2020 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of South Lyon

640 S. Lafayette
South Lyon, MI 48178

First United Methodist Church of South Lyon
640 S. Lafayette South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Graveside Service

Saturday

11

Jan

12:00 PM 1/11/2020 12:00:00 PM
South Lyon Cemetery

479 Stryker Street
South Lyon, MI 48178

South Lyon Cemetery
479 Stryker Street South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

South Lyon Cemetery Final Resting Place

479 Stryker Street
South Lyon, MI 48178

479 Stryker Street South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17,
Chicago, IL 60601
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