Gloria A Phillips

August 22nd, 1938 to August 17th, 2019

Gloria Ann Phillips, 80, of Port Huron, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

She was born August 22, 1938 in Port Huron to the late Ralph and Frieda Lawson. She married Lowell Phillips on January 5, 1957 in Port Huron. He died May 26, 1997.

Mrs. Phillips was a devoted foster mother to more than 70 children over a 40 year period. As a young woman, she was a secretary at Mueller Brass and then worked for the Gibson Greeting Card Company as a merchandiser for over 20 years. She enjoyed reading her Bible, eating at Ted's Coney Island and loved animals, especially her dog, Oliver.

She is survived by six children, Steve (Nancy) Phillips, Bill (Chris) Phillips, John (Kim) Phillips, Judy (Dave) Cash, Jeff Phillips and Carol (Jeff Offenbacher) Phillips; 15 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a foster son, Darrin Frappier; many nieces and nephews, including Cathy Smart and Don (Lori) Smart; and many friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, Donald (E.J.) Lawson; and a sister, Dorothy (Ivan) Smart.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 11:30 a.m. The Reverend Steve McCoy will officiate.

Burial will be in Kinney Cemetery, Clyde Township. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jacob Woodward, David Cash Jr., Jared Cash, Daniel Cash, Brenden Phillips and son-in-law, Dave Cash.

Memorials may be made to the family for her special needs children. To send condolences, visit

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