Mary Helen Phillips James, 66, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Benton Harbor departed this life Jan. 11, 2020.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Greater Community Fellowship, Benton Harbor. Those wishing to sign the guest book online may do so at Mary was born to James Lee Phillips Sr. and Ruby Lee Yancy on May 18, 1953, in Hughes, Ark. She moved to Benton Harbor and joined Community COGIC. Mary graduated from BHHS in 1970, and studied at Western Michigan University and Lake Michigan College. She married Arisker Gulledge in 1973.