Sandra Martin Phillips

Sandra Martin Phillips, 52, of Madill, Okla., passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at TMC in Denison, Texas. She was born on March 10, 1966, in Kerrville, Texas, to Sammy and Peggy Martin. Sandra was raised in Junction, Texas. She graduated from Junction High School in 1984, and attended Texas A&M Commerce.

She married Perry Lee Phillips on Sept. 30, 1995, in Madill. Sandra later attended East Central University where she received a master’s in school counseling. She worked for DHS in Ardmore, and the past 8 years for Madill Public Schools, as a Special Education Teacher

Sandra was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Madill, where she was very active. She enjoyed cooking and reading. Sandra’s greatest love was being with her family, watching her girls participate in activities, and her students with the Special Olympics.

She is survived by her husband: Perry Phillips, Madill, Okla.; children: Lizbeth Mae Phillips, Bethany Ann Phillips, Jessie Lee Phillips; parents: Sammy and Peggy Martin, Mason, Texas; sister: Susan Watkins and husband, Stacey, Caddo, Okla.; brother: Drew Martin and wife, Heather, Jourdanton, Texas; nephew: Taylor Roy and fiancé, Emma Smith; great nephew: Tacen Roy; nieces: Brooke Watkins and Avery Martin.

Sandra was preceded in death by her mother in-law: Peggy Goodman Skinner; and paternal grandparents: Clay and Leona Martin.

Memorials can be made to the Madill Schools for school supplies, Madill Special Olympics, the Joyce Coleman or Kristy Trammell Scholarships, and Cross Point Methodist Church Camp.

Services were Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Madill, Okla. Joel Thompson, Taylor Roy, Susan Watkins and Cindy Dodds officiated the service. Song leader was Kelby Owens.

Honorary bearers were: Taylor Roy, Clyde Martin, Mikal Martin, Chuck McHatton, Ace McHatton, Derrick Haworth, Frank Davis, Tim Davis, Steven Brawley, Greg Brawley, Jackie Cunningham,Brian Muncrief, current and former students.

Services were under the direction of Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Madill, Okla. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.

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