MELBERN GENE PHILLIPS
Services for "M.G."Phillips will be held Wednesday, 1:00 P.M., on March 9th, 2016 at the Shipman Funeral Home Chapel in Wagoner. Interment to follow in Hulbert, Oklahoma at the Cochran Cemetery with Pastor Frank Phillips officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1:00 to 7:00 P.M.
M.G. was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on August 6, 1947 to Imogene and Melbern B. Phillips. In his earlier years he worked as an electrician for the Cotton Mill Company in Sand Springs. He later began working in the pipeline construction industry for the General Corrosion Company. M. G. was very proud of his Indian Heritage, of which his gifted artwork and drawings reflected. But most of all his love for his family and grandkids which were all so dear to him.
He was preceded in death by his mother Jean Phillips and one brother Jerry Glenn Phillips.
M.G. is survived by his father Melbern Phillps of Sand Springs, four sons, Tony Phillips and his wife Tracie of Sand Springs, Brian Phillips and Charles Phillips both of Claremore and Adam Phillips of Berry Hill, and one sister Linda Gayle McRoberts and her husband Robert of Oklahoma City and one brother Michel Robert Phillips of Sand Springs, OK. Eleven grandkids, Mindy Phillips, Patricia Bearbow, Brandon Feeback, Matthew Brian Phillips, Mitchel Blake Phillips, Jared Allen Phillips, Jessica Brianna Phillips, Joshua Adam Phillips, Jesse Wayne Phillips, Madeline, Phillips and Zane Phillips. Eight great-grandkids, Gabriel Glover, Malayna Garica, Sophia Bearbow, Maya Bearbow, Jacob Bearbow, Kaylee Phillips, Kylee Phillips and Easton Phillips, nieces, nephews other family members and friends.
Published on March 7, 2016