Marceline Jo Ann Phillips, 83, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2012 at her home.

Marceline Jo Ann Phillips, 83, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2012 at her home.

Marceline was born July 23, 1928, in Agency, Iowa, the daughter of Benny and Blossom Newman. Marceline attended Agency, Iowa Public Schools.

She was united in marriage on September 6, 1952, to David Duane Phillips in Eldon, Iowa. He survives, of the home. David and Marceline made their home in Hepler, Kansas for thirty years. Marceline attended to her family as a housewife and mother.

In addition to her husband, Duane, Marceline is survived by her children, Tamara Lee, and husband Bobby, Hepler, Kansas, and David Phillips, and wife Pam, Hepler, Kansas; a sister, Marilyn Phillips, and husband Ronald, Reno, Nevada; 5 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Marvin Newman, Morris Newman, and Melvern Newman; and two infant sisters.

Marceline wished to be cremated. Services will be announced at a later date.

Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel, Chanute, Kansas is in charge of arrangements.