Joan Phillips-Martin

November 29, 2018

Joan Fae Phillips-Martin, 79, of Sallisaw, Okla., and formerly of Kankakee, passed away Nov. 18, 2018, in Fort Smith, Ark.

Per her wishes, there will be no services.

She was born July 28, 1939, in Union Hill, the daughter of Raymond and Margaret Coash. Joan married William Phillips on Aug. 15, 1959, in Kankakee. He preceded her in death.

Surviving are a son, Bryon Surface, of Franklinton, La.; daughters, Robyn Miller, of New Orleans, Landyn Gollihar (Richard), of Sallisaw, Okla., Chris Melton, of Spiro, Okla., and Natalie Jordan, of Jefferson, La.; sister, Rita Ashmore, of Kankakee; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Carol Coash, Earl Coash and Maynard Coash; and son-in-law, Dale Jordan.


Update hourly