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Mrs. Laura Jane Phillips, 83 of Lewiston, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Meadow Brook Medical Care Facility in Bellaire.

Mrs.Phillips was born in Detroit on February 3, 1933 to Clifford & Genevieve (Aikens) Johnson. She worked for many years in the Pontiac area at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. She retired to Atlanta, MI in 1981 and later to Lewiston in 1992.

She was a charter member of the Lewiston Ladies American Legion Auxiliary #198. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Lewiston and a dedicated volunteer at the Friendship Shelter food pantry.

From a musical family, she had a great love of music.>/p> She was preceded in death by her husband Robert in 2005 and her parents Clifford and Genevieve Johnson.

Surviving are her children, Michael (Darcella) D’Amore of Mooresville, NC and Ronda (Aaron) Tobias of Mancelona; 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; stepson, Jack McCall of West Palm Beach, FL; and sister, Avis (Larry) McLaughlin.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016, 1:00 PM, at Loud Township Cemetery in Atlanta.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Lewiston or the Lewiston Friendship Center Food Pantry, through the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.

Service To Be Held At: Loud Twp. Cemetery, Atlanta MI

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