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Gordon / Phillips

Sue Long-Gordon

Sue A. Long-Gordon, 54, of Dolan Springs passed away on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, in Dolan Springs.

She was born Dec. 31, 1951, in Denver.

Sue is survived by Lloyd E. Gordon, her soul mate of 37 years; members of her family, Georgiann Long, Robert Long, Ross Gordon, Doug Gordon, Alice DeTemple, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sue is now in heaven with her parents, Herman and Hazel Long, who preceded her in death.

Everyone who knew her will miss her warm smile and contagious laugh forever.

Memorial services will be held later at the VFW Post 9833 in Dolan Springs.


Virginia Phillips

Virginia (Ginny) Phillips, 77, a longtime Mohave County resident, beloved wife and mother, passed on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006, after a short illness.

She was born Feb. 4, 1929, in Neosho, Mo., to E.M. and Alice Leonard.

She moved to Arizona as a child of 3 and lived in the Hualapai Mountains where her family mined tungsten at Bull Canyon Mine. She moved to Yucca then Kingman to attend school and graduated from Mohave County Union High School in 1947. She graduated in three years and was inducted as a permanent member of the National Honor Society.

After high school, she worked in the state senate as an attaché to Sen. Bolin. She married Enos Phillips on May 16, 1949, and worked for Citizens Utilities Telephone for 30 years, retiring in 1988.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Enos; three children, Andy Phillips of Meadview; Kim Wilson of Prescott Valley and Tom Phillips of Tucson, in addition to nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Chris Phillips, in 2002.

Ginny loved to travel, and she and Enos went to Alaska four times in addition to many other Western states. She is a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and volunteered many hours at Mohave County Museum of History and Arts.

Memorial services are planned for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, at St. John's United Methodist Church, 1730 Kino Ave.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mohave County Museum of History and Arts or KRMC Cancer Center.

Arrangements made by Sutton Memorial Funeral Home.

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