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r Mary Jane Reece Phillips: April 8, 1929 – January 25, 2018

Mary Jane Reece Phillips, formerly of Springville, Utah passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on January 25, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. She was born on April 8, 1929, in Los Angeles, the second of five children, to James Byron Reece and Winona McClellan. She was married on March 3, 1950, to Melvin Bill Phillips and they spent their lives together with their three children in Springville, Utah. Bill died on May 2, 2003. Mary Jane worked for and retired from Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Utah. She was very talented and loved to cook and sew. She graduated from Billings High School in Billings, Montana. She was fondly known as grandma and grandma-great to her 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She loved her family and looked forward to each family gathering. Her grandchildren were the joy of her life. Mary Jane is survived by her children, James Jefferie (Mary) Phillips, Kaysville; Lizabeth Braun, Salt Lake City; Allison (Val) Parrish, Taylorsville; sisters and brother-in-laws, Winona and Ray Banks, Salem; Patricia and Robert Peterson, Mapleton; Kathleen and Walter Hill, Clear Lake, CA, and sister-in law Anita Reece, Saratoga Springs. She is preceded in death by her husband Melvin Bill Phillips, parents James Byron and Winona McClellan Reece and brother Vince Reece. The family expresses gratitude to the Aspen Meadows Care Center staff for their loving care and friendship during the last few months of her life.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Taylorsville Valley Park 2nd Ward, 5233 South 3200 West Taylorsville, Utah. Family and friends are invited to greet the family from 10:00–10:45 a.m., prior to the services. Interment will be at the Evergreen Cemetery, 1997 South 400 East in Springville, Utah.

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