Mary Ellen (Leas) Phillips, 95, who farmed with her husband, died in Billings on April 10, 2013.
She was born on Nov. 21, 1917, in Veedersburg, Ind. She married R. Gordon Phillips in August 1942. They took over her family’s farm in Indiana, then retired to Florida in 1981. After Mr. Phillips died, she came to live at Westpark Village for the last seven years.
Survivors include two daughters, Polly Taggart and Susie Merrill; two sons, R.G. Phillips and Tom Phillips; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life was held April 13 at Westpark Village. Arrangements were in the care of Dahl Funeral Chapel.