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Obituary: Minnie Marie Phenix

Obituary: Minnie Marie Phenix

July 12th, 2019 in Obituaries

Minnie "Marie" Phenix, age 85, of Warrensburg, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at her granddaughter's home in Holden. Marie was born September 5, 1933, near Tipton, Missouri, daughter of George Gross and Minnie (Potts) Gross. She graduated from Tipton High School. She was united in marriage to Virgil Phenix on April 4, 1952, at Harrison, Arkansas. Marie worked for Town & Country Shoes in Warrensburg and Sedalia for over 30 years. She later worked for Unitog, retiring in 1999. Survivors include her son: Jerry (Shelley) Phenix of Holden, Mo.; daughter: Vickie Wright (Tom McCormack) of Warrensburg, Mo.; three sisters: Verni Brownfield of Centertown, Mo.; Fern (Don) Jones of California, Mo. and Joan Jones of Stover, Mo.; two brothers: Mack (Ronda) Gross of Jefferson City, Mo. and David (Betty) Gross of Tipton, Mo.; seven grandchildren: Danny Wright of Warrensburg, Mo.; Kristy VanLew (Johnny Fields) of Holden, Mo.; Steven Phenix (Andrea McMechan) of Holden, Mo.; Dustin (Francoise) Pellett of Paris, France; Joe Council of West Virginia; Bobby (Jacque) Bradley of Louisburg, Kan. and Tommy Bradley of Belton, Mo.; 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil; daughter: Virta Bennett; son: Walter Phenix; three brothers: Denver Ray Gross, Frank Gross, Elbert Gross and sister: Mary Lawrence. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg with Pastor Mike Wakeman officiating. Iterment will follow at Warrensburg Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends, one hour prior to service, Saturday at the funeral home. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kristy VanLew, Kelsey Dabs-Logan, Jack Wright, Joe Council, Austen VanLew, Clayton VanLew and Devin Gates. Pallbearers will be Danny Wright, Jaden Wright, Johnny Fields ll; Johnny Fields III; Kenzie Phenix, McKenzie Fields, Steven Phenix and Dustin Pellett. Memorial contributions are suggested to Johnson County Cancer Foundation in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.williamsfuneralchapel.net