VisitationLowe Funeral Home
Quitman, Texas 75783
Funeral service for Marie Phillips, of Quitman, is scheduled for 2:00 PM Friday, October 19, 2018 at Lowe Funeral Home with Brother Fred Morrow officiating. Graveside service will follow at Concord Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Viria Marie Phillips was born November 20, 1926 in Bettie, Texas to Cecil and Della (Goodson) Moore. In Wood County on September 11, 1946, she married the love of her life, George Thomas Phillips. The two were married for 19 years at the time of his passing in 1965. Marie was a homemaker and house wife, raising their 9 children. She lived in Quitman all of her life and enjoyed fishing on Lake Winnsboro and volunteering for Meals On Wheels.
Marie passed away in Tyler Tuesday morning, October 16, 2018 at the age of 91.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Della Moore, and her husband, George Thomas Phillips.
Left to cherish her memory are her seven sons, Gordon Phillips of Quitman, Jimmie Phillips and wife Julie of Tacoma, Washington, Jesse Phillips of Quitman, Bennie Phillips of Tennessee, Royce Phillips and wife Tiffney of Quitman, Robert Phillips and wife Melanie of Quitman, and Eddie Phillips of Quitman; two daughters, Kathey Harris of Quitman and Dorothy Clendenning and husband Alan of Indiana; three sisters, Mary Ruth Loftis of Gilmer, Matalou Caffey of Longview, and Claudine Boren of Pittsburg; 18 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Serving as pallbearers are: Ronald Lee Harris, Blue Harris, Bobby Harris, Neil Croney, Trevor Tubbs, Darin Gray, Jason Phillips, and Walter Phillips.