Mardell Phillips

Mardell PhillipsMardell Wanda Phillips, 90, of Rushville died at 2:20 a.m. Oct. 24, 2017, at Rushville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born June 21, 1927, in Bath, a daughter of John and Nancy Witherell Otto. She first married Pat High. He preceded her in death. She later married George H. Phillips on Sept. 26, 1972, in Havana. He preceded her in death on May 8, 2000.

She also was preceded in death by seven brothers, Jim, Harold, Harry, Johnny, Fred, Junior and Walter Otto; and one sister, Beulah Miller.

Surviving are one son, Eugene (and Penny) Myers; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was an in-home health provider for many years and also worked at the Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

Funeral services were held Friday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Rob Kirkham officiating. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Culbertson Hospital Foundation.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/1/2017

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