Class of 1959

We, the Class of 1959, celebrated our 50th class reunion on April 24 and 25, 2009. This blog is about sharing memories of our class reunions and a long ago life at our Alma Mater's, S.F.X.A. and S.A.H.S. Good memories of days gone by but not forgotten! A gift to my classmates. ~Marian Love Phillips ~

Sunday, March 09, 2008

SFXA Class of 1959~Marian

~Marian Ann Love~

After graduation Marian worked for the Street Clinic and Mercy Hospital in Medical Records. She married Jesse Aaron Boyd, Jr., in 1962 (Class of 1952 ~ SAHS) and with that union had Theresa Marie, November 11, 1963, William David, October 25, 1964, Died, October 26, 1964, Kathleen Love, January 21, 1966, Debra Ann, October 27, 1969, and Marian Suzanne September 25, 1972. Divorced in November 1979. Married Robert (Bob) W. Phillips in 1988. Marian retired in September 29, 1995 from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with 25 years service. After retirement worked for the Vicksburg Convention Center for 4-1/2 years. Proud grandmother of six granddaughters, three grandsons and two great-grandsons with another one on the way. Also a step-son, Greg, 1967, a step-daughter, Karen, 1968 and 6 step-grandchildren by union with Phillips. Divorced Robert (Bob) Phillips, August 22, 2016.

Her hobbies include walking in our Vicksburg National Military Park, dancing at the Vicksburg Senior Center, blogging author (Class of 1959) and A Dixie Lady Deer Hunter, Marian's Hunting Stories, etc., etc., etc., PAK Omega Chapter Snapshots, Two Dogs Tall, Dog Tails of Millie Jane, Missy's Snapshots, Art-C-Lady, Max Mississippi, on her computer, photography and an avid deer and hog hunter at the famous Christmas Place Plantation and Hunting Club in MS Delta. Past member of the Jasper Bottom Hunting Club in Claiborne County, the Vicksburg Chamber of Commerce, an Advisory Council Board member of the Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Services and member of the Pi Alpha Kappa Sorority, Omega Chapter. Most of all she loves spending time with all her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marian resides in Vicksburg, Mississippi. E-mail:

Marian Ann Love when I was young!

Sitting - Theresa Marie, Marian Suzanne "Suzi" and myself.  Standing, Debra Ann and Kathleen Love.

Front:  Debra Ann and Marian Suzanne "Suzi" and Back: Kathleen Love and Theresa Marie.

My second husband, Robert "Bob" Phillips and myself, Marian Ann Love Phillips.  Married April 3, 1988 (Easter Sunday) ~ Divorced August 22, 2016

All my grand kids piled up on the bed. From left to right, Carl, John, Laura (in my lap), Victoria with Lucy in her lap, Ethan and Stephen. Behind me is Candace and Sonya.

Sitting, Ethan, Laura, John and Victoria. Standing Little Lucy, Candace, myself and Carl. Standing next to me is Sonya and Stephen.

Sitting left to right, Carl holding Katie our peek-a-poo, myself, holding Lucy, Victoria, Ethan, Sonya, Stephen and Candace.

Christmas 2007 ~ Stephen, Ethan, Victoria, Lucy, myself holding my second Great Grandson in camo, Ian and Carl. Ian's mother is Victoria and his Dad is Jamie.

Thanksgiving 2008 holding my first great grandson, Tidus David who lives in Great Falls, Montana. Tidus mother is Candace and his Dad is Ryan.

Kathryn "Kate" Elizabeth Nicholas at 3 years old.  She will be 4 years old on April 10, 2017.  I now have 6 granddaughters and 3 grandsons.  I also am blessed with two Great Grandsons, Ian and Tidus David.  Ian and Tidus David both will be 10 years old this year of 2017.  I have another Great Grandson due in September/October 2017.

                        Great Grandson Ian and myself (Gran Gran) taken New Year's Eve 2017.

Myself at 76 years old on Valentine's Day 2017 with my Great Grandson, Ian.  I am so Blessed to have lived long enough to see my Greats! 

My oldest granddaughter, Sonya Michelle Gordy served in the U. S. Navy and Michael "Ethan" Kelly is serving in the U. S. Air Force.  Pictures will follow.  I will also be posting pictures of all my Grandchildren that I am so proud of.

Great Grandson, Tidus David who lives in Montana.


Marian Love Phillips said...

After graduation Marian married Jesse Aaron Boyd, Jr., (62) and with that union had Theresa Marie
(63), William David (64) deceased, Kathleen Love (66), Debra Ann (69) and Marian Suzanne (72). Divorced in (79). Re-married Robert W. Phillips (88). Retired in (95) from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with 25 years service. After retirement worked for Vicksburg Convention Center 4-1/2 years. She is a proud grandmother of five granddaughters and three grandsons and two great-grandsons.

tomi said...

You were beautiful then and you are beautiful now, cousin. You are an amazing woman. You are full of love and find joy through all of the turmoil and trouble.I love you. Tomi

Marian Love Phillips said...

Thank you Tomi for those kind words...I love you and hope we will see each other soon my dear cousin! Missy

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