December 29, 1966 ~ December 26, 2018

Born in: Greenfield, IA,
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Michelle Cook Phillips, 51, of Fletcher, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. Born in Greenfield, Iowa, she was the wife of the late Terry Braxton Phillips, who was the love of her life, and the daughter of Gayle (Endres) Cook of Hickory and the late Curtis Cook. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Fairview. Michelle loved all sports, especially football. In her youth, she enjoyed playing softball, basketball, and badminton. As a mother, she loved to travel to her daughter’s softball games. In addition to her mother, Michelle is survived by her daughters, Rachel Nicole Phillips of San Antonio, TX and Sarah Elizabeth Phillips of Fletcher; a brother, Curtis Cook and a sister, Heather Cook, both of Hickory; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Friends will be received at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions in Michelle’s memory may be made online to www.samaritanspurse.org.

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  1. Rachel and Sarah I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Michelle was always a joy to talk with and made me feel like family any time I was around her. She will be missed.

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  2. Rachel, Sarah & Family,
    I am so sad to hear and so sorry for the loss of your mom. I know you will miss her very much. You & all the family are in my thoughts & prayers. I am your dad, Terry’s, first cousin, who is still missed every day. Take care & love to you all.

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  3. Please accept my deepest condolences. Rachel, I knew your Mom when you were like 3 and Sarah was not even born. We were in the same badminton league and also worked at some of the same nursing homes
    She was always so kind and a joy to be around. I am better off having known her.
    I pray for eternal piece.

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  4. I wish to express my deepest sympathy, allowing time to become a healing factor. In God’s Word the Bible it speaks to us about the healing that God will provide. At Job 14:14,15 it gives us the peace of mind that I wish to extend at this time of loss.

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  5. May your cherished memories bring you comfort as well as the words found at Isaiah 33:24 When no one will be sick. And Rev 21:3,4 Death will be no more. God is with those who are crushed in spirit.

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