Mary Jane Phillips, age 69, of rural Kendallville, passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at her home. Mrs. Phillips was born in War, West Virginia on July 10, 1952 to the late Ethel Stevens. She married Junior Phillips on December 22, 1970 in Lovington, Virginia and they moved to Kendallville shortly after getting married. Junior preceded her in death on March 12, 2008. Mary was a certified nursing assistance and she worked at the Kendallville Manor and Kendallville Nursing Home for many years.
Son, Junior, II and Lori Phillips of Kendallville.
Daughter, Melissa Phillips of Auburn.
Two grandchildren, Tia and Ben Wathen of Kendallville and Isreal Jordan and his companion, Kristin Simpson both of Auburn.
Three great grandchildren, Omarion Jordan, Evelyn Jordan and Kyle Lepper.
Nieces, Lora, Tiffany, Emily and Sherry.
She was preceded in death by sister, Eula Click; brothers, Adrian Stevens and Allen Stevens; and a great granddaughter, Alice Jane.
Visitation will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville. No funeral service. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
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