Forest Rainey Phibbs

  • "R.I.P., my friend! I will always remember and love you!!"
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Forest Rainey Phibbs, age 73, of Wedowee passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018, at his residence. Survivors include: one brother, William Thomas Weathers, III, of Alexander City; two nieces, Jordan Weathers Griffin of Vestavia, AL, and Lauren Weathers Ryan of Washington, D. C.; a great-nephew, John Parker Griffin; and several cousins. A Calhoun County native, Mr. Phibbs was born on March 17, 1945, the son of W. T. and Rudy Linnie Messer Weathers. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wedowee and retired from Southwire as a purchasing manager. Mr. Phibbs was preceded in death by his parents; his biological father, Forest Rainey Phibbs, Sr.; wife, Roberta French Phibbs; and grandfather, Cicero Grant Phibbs. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be made to a MS Research Association. Online condolences may be expressed at
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Benefield Funeral Home
20 West Broad Street
Wedowee, AL 36278
(256) 357-2888
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Published in The Anniston Star on Sept. 12, 2018