Lake Martin real estate legend Mickey Phillips went to be with the Lord on January 11, 2010.
A lot of good things can be said about Mrs. Mickey. I can’t say it much better than her obituary which was published in the Montgomery Advertiser. Here is a summary:
Funeral service for Mrs. Mickey K. Phillips, 73, of Alexander City, will be Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 11:00 am at the First Baptist Church of Alexander City. Burial will follow in the Hillview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Radney Funeral Home. Mrs. Phillips passed away on Monday, January 11, 2010 at her residence. She was born on August 10, 1936 in Phenix City, Alabama to George Joseph Kennedy, Sr., and Cumi Hawkins Kennedy.
She was a member of First Baptist Church Alexander City and was an active supporter of the Children’s Harbor Ministry. She was very involved in her community having served as a charter member of the Alexander City Rotary Club, Children’s Trust Fund, Board of Directors for the Corporate Foundation for Children, and Vice-Chairman of the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce.
Mrs. Phillips was very passionate about her real estate career. She was a member of the Ten Million Dollar Club, Top Sales Person for Russell Lands in 1992-2001 and was awarded the Russell Lands Inspirational Award in 2004. She served as President of the Alabama Association of Realtors and the Tallapoosa County Realtors Association and served on many state and national committees and received numerous awards for her service. Recently the Discovery Center at Russell Crossroads was named in her honor.
Mrs. Phillips was a wonderful mom, wife, an exceptional grandmother, loving sister, and a kind friend. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Children’s Harbor, One Our Children’s Highway, Alexander City, AL 35010. Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneyfuneralhome.com. Radney Funeral Home is arranging.