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Marcella Jean (Sanford) Phibbs


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Marcella Jean (Sanford) Phibbs Obituary
Marcella Jean Phibbs, 87, of Hillsdale, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016, at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility. She was born February 25, 1929 to Jesse and Lylia (Boyd) Sanford. Marcella married Albert Carroll Jay Phibbs on January 2, 1948 and he preceded her in death in 2011.

Marcella was a graduate of Hillsdale High School in 1947 and was employed at Sears in the catalogue department. She loved camping, fishing, playing cards and board games. Marcella also loved her cat (Miss Kitty) and her grandkids and great-grandkids dearly.

Survivors include two daughters, Valerie (Warren) Forbes of Jonesville, Vicki Hamann of Hillsdale; two sons, Jeffrey (Linda) Phibbs of Algansee, Jay (Bradley) (Dora) Carroll of Hillsdale; sister, Donna Fisk of Hillsdale; six grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Albert, she was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and three sisters.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 30, 2016 at Maplewood Cemetery in Reading, Michigan with Reverend Al Fenstermaker officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel, Reading.

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Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Dec. 27, 2016
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