Bertha "Jean" Phillips
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Bertha "Jean" Phillips, 89, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Evergreen Senior Care and Rehab Center. She was born April 17, 1925 in Washington, OK the daughter of Russell and Rachel (Wynn) Wells. She married Richard Phillips on March 10, 1946 in Battle Creek. Jean enjoyed gardening and was an avid reader. She loved spending time with her family. She taught Sunday School and VBS for many years.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Phillips; daughter, Yvonne Phillips; grandchildren, Allison Jonker, Ashleigh Perkins and Timothy Lick; and 2 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Connie Dowell; and brothers Gerald Wells, Ownell Wells and R.L. Wells.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 9:00-11:00 AM at Westlake Presbyterian Church with funeral services to follow at 11:00 AM with Rev. Kate Johnston officiating. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 PM at Memorial Park Cemetery Battle Creek, MI.
Memorial tributes may be made to
or Westlake Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com
Bachman Hebble Funeral Service
223 Bedford Rd N
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on July 27, 2014