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Phyllis J. Jones

Phyllis passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 in Kalamazoo.

She was born June 22, 1939 in Plainwell, the daughter of Everett and Beulah (Pike) Wiggins. Phyllis was a 1957 graduate of Plainwell High School and lifelong resident of the area. She worked as the secretary to the superintendent of Gobles Public Schools until her retirement in the early 80’s. Phyllis enjoyed quilting, knitting and crocheting.

In 1958 she married Norman Jones who survives. Also surviving are her children, Terri Jones of Richland, Kimberly (John) Jacobs of Dimondale and Brenda (Troy) Page of Gobles; 5 grandchildren, Brandon, Bridget, Jonathon, Christopher and Jessica; siblings, Frances Stineback, Michael Wiggins and William Wiggins; several nieces and nephews along with her dogs, Lucy, Molly and Kelsey.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Norman A. Jones; grandson, Ryan Dekker and siblings, Terry, Martha, Marion, Wayne, Everett and Buddy.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

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Wilma Nunemaker

October 30, 2020 at 5:33 pm

Norm and Family, I am so sorry to read of Phyllis passing, my prayers to all of you.


Jody Rabidoux

October 30, 2020 at 6:26 pm

Norm so sorry for your loss.


Norm Hinga

October 30, 2020 at 8:38 pm

My deep sympathies to Norm and family. Phyllis will always be remembered as a wonderful, friendly gal classmate of our PHS class of 1958.

Norm Hinga


Patricia "Leonard" Clingenpeel

October 31, 2020 at 4:14 am

Dear Norm & family, please accept my deepest sympathy. God has gained another Angel.

May God Bless all of you in this time of sorrow…


Tamarind Truax

November 7, 2020 at 9:17 am

Norm and family,

I’m so sorry for your loss. She was one of my first customers when I opened my shop 11 years ago. She was always the most sweet and thoughtful person. I will miss visiting with her and hearing about her casino trips and family.

Your family is in my thoughts and family❤


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