Marissa Joy Rogers

January 22, 1982January 31, 2018

Marissa Joy Phillips-Rogers (36) of Grand Coulee, Washington passed away, Wednesday evening, January 31, 2018 in Spokane, Washington. Born Friday, January 22, 1982 into the home of Bob Phillips and Charlene Drywater Phillips, Marissa attended homeschool, and Way of the Cross Christian Academy. A lifelong member of “Way of the Cross Indian Baptist Church”, for the last seven years, Marissa thrived in her position - serving customers and spending time with her working family as “Front Boss” at Grand Coulee’s “Hometown Pizza”. Marissa was an avid Seahawks fan, watching them every chance she could, enjoying swimming in the summer and sledding in the winter. She used every opportunity to spend time in the out of doors, going for long drives and geocaching, but her greatest joy was when she could have time with her two sons. Predeceased by her grandma: Irene Cochran, Marissa is survived by her two children: Aston Lee Rogers and Kanaan Jobe Rogers; parents: Bob and Charlene Phillips; sister: Sarah Lynn Phillips Bartholomew (Chris); brother: Robert Elijah Phillips (Whitney Elise); uncles: James Handle, Chuck Drywater and David Drywater and nieces and nephews: Daniel Lickfold, Kaitlyn Lickfold, Jolie Lickfold, Joseph Andrew Cavasos, Alexaiver Odin Phillips and River Arlyce Phillips. Funeral services for Marissa were held Monday, February 5, 2018 officiated by Rev. Larry McKinney and Rev. Glenn Hohmann at The Nespelem Tribal Long House. Burial followed in the Little Nespelem Cemetery. Please sign her online register at Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, Washington is honored to be serving Marissa’s family.


  • Celebration of Life Monday, February 5, 2018
  • Graveside Commital Monday, February 5, 2018

Marissa Joy Rogers

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Debbie Jenson

February 19, 2018

She was a delight to visit with at Hometown, will miss her smiling face. Prayers for her son's and family~ RIP

Pastor Paul and Mary Ashbrook

February 15, 2018

Pastor Paul and I will certainly miss Marissa. She was such a warm caring lady. Take comfort in knowing she has graduated to Glory.

Darla Orr

February 10, 2018

So sorry to Missy's family. I will miss see her smiling face and visiting with at work and around town. She had an amazing memory for toppings I disliked on salads and knew the change went in the senior meals jar. She'd put her tip in the jar too since she knew I worked there and she said she shopped at the thrift store sometimes. This world lost a genuinely nice person.

February 9, 2018

What a joy to have known Missy. Outgoing and friendly. We will miss her so much. Ed and Carolyn Haven, Coulee Dam, Washington.

Tom and Charlene Fountain

February 8, 2018

Tom and I loved being greeted by Missy. We will miss her beautiful smile so much. God's blessings on her family.

Ted & Darlene Dittmer

February 7, 2018

Ted and I will certainly miss this friendly, warm little girl. Always happy and smiling. Now she is smiling at God.

Susan Miller

February 5, 2018

So sorry to hear of the passing of Missy. She will be missed and especially at Hometown Pizza where she greater everyone with a smile. We wold visit and she was so proud of her kids. Her light now shines in heaven. God Bless.