Obituary for Mary Alice (Holloway) Phillips

Mary Alice (Holloway) Phillips

Mary Alice (Holloway) Phillips, 94, of Warsaw, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Millers Merry Manor, Warsaw.

Born on July 24, 1927, in Burket, Indiana, Mary was the daughter of Mason “Mace” Allen and Ida Pearl (Matthews) Holloway. She was united in marriage to Rodger Bert Phillips on June 1, 1946, in Warsaw, Indiana who preceded her in passing April 16, 2005.

Mary along with her husband Rodger, were former owners of R.B. Phillips Plumbing Heating & Electric from 1954 to 1975 and co-owners of the Crooked Creek Campground, Warsaw, IN  from 1973 to 2000.

She was a member of the United Brethren Evangelical Church.   She was an active member in Eastern Star where she served as Worthy Matron in 1970.

Mary is survived by her sons, Douglas (Donna) Phillips of Warsaw, Larry (Jaria) Phillips of Syracuse; grandchildren, Larry (Tina) McAfoose, Trent (Tanya) Gordon, Scott (Denise Cave) Phillips, Dan (Lori) Vadasz; great-grandchildren, Adam Hunsberger, Kayla Hunsberger, Bradley Gordon, Aryn Phillips, Adrian Vadasz, three great- great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and God Son, Mike Makemson.

She was preceded in passing by husband, Rodger Phillips, both parents, three brothers, God daughter, Rose Ann (Makemson) Clair, three sisters, and an infant sister.

A visitation is planned from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 17, 2021, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A funeral service in celebration of her life will begin at 12:00 Noon in the funeral chapel. Pastor Jeff Pfeifer will officiate the services. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.

Masks are optional, and social distancing is encouraged. No food is permitted in the funeral chapel.


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