Obituary: Jillonne Kaye Phillips

Jillonne “Jill” Kaye Phillips, age 61, of Grand Rapids, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019. She was born in Ludington to Kenneth Phillips and Norma (Thompson) Saxton on October 13, 1957. Jill enjoyed golfing, her cats and being with family. She also enjoyed traveling North America and Europe. Jill had a love of history and was a life-long Lions Fan.

Jill is survived by her mother, Norma (Lyo) Saxton; brother and sisters, Kenneth (Mona) Phillips II, Julie (Don) Dykstra, Joycelyn Phillips; nephews, Kenneth (Cathie) Phillips III, Nick Phillips; great niece and nephew, Derek and Alexys.

She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth.

There will be a time of visitation with the family from 6:00 – 9:00 pm Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Pederson Funeral Home, 127 N Monroe St., Rockford, MI 49341. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Jill’s name to Rinks to Links, Attn: Jerry Julien, 947 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49315 or to Humane Society of West Michigan, 3077 Wilson Dr. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534