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Obituary: Monica Mae Phillips, Columbus

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Monica Mae Phillips, 53, of Cottage Avenue, died at 10:21 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Monica was born on September 15, 1960, in Springfield, Missouri, to Harold "Doug" and Anna Mae Joyce Mease. She married Bruce R. Phillips on July 28, 1979, in Columbus, and attended Kentucky Christian University.

Monica enjoyed reading and she loved spending time with her family and friends.

Monica is survived by her husband, Bruce R. Phillips of Columbus; children, Stacey Wehmiller of Columbus, Scott Phillips of Elwood, Jordan Phillips of Bloomington, and Alivia Phillips of Columbus; grandchildren, Hayden Wehmiller, Sophia Thompson, Jackson Weatherald, Ethin Phillips, and Alexiah Phillips; brother, Tom (Kelly) Mease of Columbus; sisters, Michelle Mease, Maureen (George) Abraham, Milissa (Kevin) Clark; and mother, Anna Mae Mease of Edinburgh.

Monica is preceded in death by her father, Harold "Doug" Mease; and her grandparents.

Funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike with Pastor Doran Chambers officiating. Family and friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Online condolences may be sent to the Phillips family at

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or The American Cancer Society.

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