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Marilyn L. Phillips

Marilyn L. Phillips Marilyn L. Phillips

Marilyn Louise Green Phillips, 86, Fairdale, Ky., died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

Born in Milltown, she was the oldest of five children born to the late Edna and Freal Green.

She was active in her community of Fairdale, Ky., working concessions at Nelson Hornbeck pool in the late ’60s and helping with some yearly Fairdale Fairs, and worked at Fairdale High School in the cafeteria from 1968 to 1993.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years,

Douglas Phillips, who died on Nov. 6, 2010; two sisters, Janet Davis, Mary Lou Wildmone; and a great-grandson, Chandler Poppleton.

Survivors include three children, Ronald (Leigh Ann), Gary and Debra Phillips; two siblings, James Green (Marlene) and Sherlie Hunley (Dennis); a brother-in-law, Larry Wildmone; a daughter-in-law, Leana Phillips; five grandchildren, Brandon (Brittany) and Anthony (Rachel) Phillips, Angela Brooks, Suzanne Padgett and Amy Gabhart; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandsons.

Visitation: Saturday, Oct. 5, from noon to 4 p.m. at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey.

Funeral: Saturday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in the Milltown Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Hosparus of Louisville.