Mary Eileen Phillips, age 89, of Tuscaloosa passed away on October 7, 2021, at Forest Manor Nursing Home. A private graveside service and burial will be held at Elrod Community Cemetery with Norwood-Wyatt Chapel directing. She is survived by her husband, Sam Phillips of Tuscaloosa; her daughters, Debra Nichols (Rock) of Tuscaloosa; Donna Lilly (Charlie) of Daphne, AL; grandchildren, Padgett Watkins, III (Lara) and Sarah Miesse (Seth); great grandchildren, Eileen Miesse, Adalyn Miesse and Samantha Watkins. Honorary pallbearers are Pine Valley Retirement Community, Forest Manor Rehab and Nursing Home, Dr. John Warren and Tuskaloosa Internal Medicine, and Wendy Bruce. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of West Alabama (www.hospiceofwestal.com or 205-523-0101) or the charity of one’s choice.