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Mary Phillips

Mary Phillips, 87, of Mount Ida, Arkansas passed away April 27, 2019. She was born May 13, 1931 in Norman, Arkansas to Earnest Hamilton and Media Carter Hamilton. Mary is preceded in death by both parents, husband, Mirl Phillips, Daughter, Jean Hill Grant, sisters, Verden Hill Wright, Lela May Wright, and Virginia Sandlin, and brother, Joe Hamilton.

Mary is survived by daughter Ellen Young; sons: Earnest Marvin Phillips and Perry (Sherry) Phillips; sister, Rose Jackson; brothers: Dewayne Hamilton, Paul Hamilton, and Ralph Hamilton; grandchildren: Travis Hill, Regina Strabble, Darren Hill, Ashley Kelly, Nicholas Emerson, Paige Phillips, John Phillips, and Jacob Phillips; 10 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

Visitation was held Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Lone Valley Church in Sims, AR. Funeral followed visitation Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Lone Valley Church with Bro Dale Hamilton officiating. Burial followed the service at Lone Valley Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Nathan Hill, Travis Hill, John Phillips, Darren Hill, Justin Kelly, and Jody Hamilton.

Special thanks to Montgomery Co. Nursing Home staff for the tender, loving care provided to her.

Arrangements were made under the direction of Thornton Funeral Home of Mount Ida, AR.

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