Rosa Dickens Phillips, 90, of Morehead City, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019, at Crystal Bluffs Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Munden Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Tom Supplee. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park.
Rosa was the owner and operator of Coastal Treasures. She was blessed to love her job and especially enjoyed traveling to different locations to look for special antiques for her store. She was an amazing cook who loved to care for her family by providing wonderful meals that they could enjoy together. Rosa enjoyed playing beautiful melodies on the piano and found a sense of peace while also being able to entertain those near her.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald V. Phillips of the home; daughter, Carrie P. Young and companion Charles Edwards of Morehead City; sons, Gerald V. Phillips Jr. and wife Carol of Youngsville, NC and David C. Phillips and wife Linda of Newport; grandchildren, Dr. Jason Elliot, Commander Johnathan Elliot, MD, Gerald V. Phillips III, Mark A. Phillips, Sarah P. Morris and Megan P. Atkinson; 10 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J.D. Dickens and Eulala Powell Dickens; 6 sisters; and 1 brother.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Munden Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Martha’s Mission at 901 Bay Street, Morehead City, NC 28557.
Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net
Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City, NC.
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