Obituary for Marsha (Knight) Phillips | Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Service
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Marsha (Knight) Phillips

October 18, 1946 ~ March 30, 2018 (age 71)

Marsha Kay Phillips, 71, of Kernersville, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center.


Marsha was born on Friday, October 18, 1946, in Rockingham County, North Carolina to the late Buck and Ruth Knight.  She attended school in Reidsville, North Carolina.  She married Cecil Phillips on Jan 14, 1984 at Bunker Hill Methodist Church in Kernersville.  Marsha was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, not only to her direct family, but she also welcomed all into her home and treated them as if they were family.  Marsha enjoyed spending her spare time reading or tending to her gardens.


Marsha is preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Talley Knight.


Marsha is survived by her husband and children; Cecil Phillips, Bobby Padgett, Stephanie Hill, Shannon Phillips, and Matthew Phillips.  Siblings; Shirley Nelson, Margie Roberson, Pete Knight, Chuck Knight, Joe Knight, Randy Knight, and Dawn Priddy.  Grandchildren; Marcus Padgett, Lacey Wilson, Amanda Christy, Joshua Christy, Tristen Johns, and Tara Phillips.  Great-Grandchildren; Kayla Wilson and Amelia Wilson.


Funeral services will be held 5:00pm Tuesday April 3rd at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Home. Services to be led by Danny Jefferson with family members welcome to speak. The family will visit with friends immediately following the service at the funeral home on Tuesday.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Service at 213 West Mountain Street, Kernersville, NC, 27284.

The family of Marsha wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all the staff in ICU and Palliative Care at Forsyth Medical Center.


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