Without warning or farewell, Michelle R. Phillips, 55 years old, exited this world into the next life on April 7th, 2020, after being terminally ill for several years. Michelle entered this world on June 22nd, 1964, daughter of the late John B. Phillips Sr. and A. Juanita Wheeling Phillips. Raised in Philadelphia, PA and Willingboro, NJ, she has been a source of light to everyone she met throughout her academic and professional careers.
Michelle was a college graduate with a Masters in Business Administration, and worked as a Human Resources Specialist providing job opportunities to people throughout hospitals and companies. She was a single mom to her daughter Ciara Phillips-Darby and a beloved friend to Christopher Darby (father of Ciara).
Her memory will live on in the hearts of her mother; her brother John B., his wife Sabrina, and their children, Sabriya, John III, Sean, and Jackson Phillips; her brother Christopher, his wife Daphne, and their children, Terrence, Christopher Jr., Jordan, and Nathan Phillips; and her sister Alicia and her husband Allen Anderson. She will also be remembered by her aunts: Betty, Carolyn, Margie, Carol, Cora, Sarah, Mildred, and Sylvia, and her uncles: James (Jimmy), Raymond, and a host of other cousins, friends, and family members.