Mary Ann Phillips, 72, of Springfield, died at 12:43 am, Thursday, May 16, 2013 at her home. She was born December 22, 1940 in Buffalo, IL, to Leo and Lucy Mills Emerson. She married David Phillips on June 11, 1961 and he survives.
She is also survived by one brother, Melvin (Marjorie) Emerson of Langleyville, IL and several nieces and nephews, including Debbie (Doug) Haenni, who served as her “Bucket List Coordinator”.
Her parents; three brothers, Leo, Jr., Dwight and Robert Emerson and one sister Wilma Brown preceded her in death.
Mary Ann was a beautician and later worked as a day care teacher.
Visitation: 10:00-11:00 am, Monday, May 20, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am, Monday, May 20, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Austin officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family of Mary Ann Phillips.
Time: 11:00 am