COMANCHE Mary Phillips, 83, of Stephenville, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at Harris-Methodist Erath County Hospital in Stephenville.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at Oakwood Cemetery with Gerald Stockstill officiating.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Comanche Funeral Home.

Lunch will be served at noon Monday at Pearl Street Church of Christ in Comanche.

She was born June 15, 1924, in Sanderson, to Earl and Minnie D. Goslin Cowden. She was married to Ralph Phillips in Kerrville.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Dee Campbell of Houston; three sons, Jackie E. Phillips of Mineral Wells, Guy E. Phillips of Houston and Patrick Phillips of Abilene; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Phillips, on Feb. 23, 1997; a son, John Perry Phillips on Aug. 30, 1995; three brothers, Walter Cowden, Guy Cowden and Howard Cowden; and a sister, Jane Imicke.