Deborah K. Phillips

Date of Death:  May 30, 2013


Laingsburg, MI.

Quietly slipped into the arms of Jesus on May 30, 2013 at the age of 55 after a 10 year battle with lung cancer. She was a communication specialist for the Asphalt Pavement Assoc. of Michigan for 18 years. She loved music and was a member of the choir at Mt. Hope UMC. She also loved to bake, work in her garden and most of all loved her family.

She is survived by her parents Floyd & Milly Cramer of Mentor, OH; Husband Rockey Phillips; 3 sons, Ryan (Sarah) of Grand Rapids, Kevin (Emily) of East Lansing and Joshua (Nicole) of Reed City; 2 Grandchildren Bennet and Madelyn; 3 sisters, Shirley (Don) Bomgaars, Laura Cramer, Linda (Jim) Lawler and a brother Doug (Margie) Cramer. Many relatives and friends to numerous to mention. A special thank you to: Kim Frayer, Pam Hellum, Shirley Purdy, Audrey Putman, Bev Bishop, Beckie Bolley, Diane Allarding and Diane Warren for taking care of Debi in her final weeks.

A Memorial Service to Celebrate Debi’s life will take place on June 22, 2013 at Mt. Hope UMC at 11am, Visitation an hour before. The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to: Mt. Hope UMC or the American Cancer Society/Lung Cancer. For online condolences please visit


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