Marilyn June Phillips

Posted 8/31/20

Marilyn June Phillips

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Marilyn June Phillips


HUDSON — Marilyn June Phillips, 77, of Hudson, passed away at 12:10 p.m. on Friday August 28, 2020, at Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Visitation will be held from 2– 3 p.m. on Tuesday September 1 at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, with the funeral service at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.  A private family entombment will be at East Lawn Memorial Gardens following the services.   

Memorials may be made to Calvary Christian Academy or to the Hudson Fire Department.

Marilyn was born on May 18, 1943, in Clinton, the daughter of Edwin and  Edith (Bailey) McCown.  She married Jack Lee Phillips on July 16, 1965, in Clinton.  He survives.

Also surviving are two children, Amy (Bryan) Beernink and Brian (Monica) Phillips; six grandchildren;  Dustin (Kaitlyn) Beernink, Lindsey Beernink and Benaiah, Isaiah, Edmund and Caleb Phillips.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother Michael Edwin McCown.

Marilyn graduated from Clinton High School, in 1961.  She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.  She loved her family and friends and especially being with her grandchildren, attending as many activities as possible.  Marilyn worked at General Telephone Company of Illinois.  She was also co-owner of Village Interiors, in Bloomington.

The family would like to thank Katelyn Mendra for her year of faithful service to Marilyn.

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