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PHILLIPS, Larry Mr. Larry Wayne Phillips July 28, 1942 - June 3, 2009 Mr. Larry Wayne Phillips, age 66 of Marietta passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Mr. Phillips was born in Spalding County on July 28, 1942 to the late Willie Marion Phillips and Mrs. Willie Ruth Post Phillips. He is preceded in death by brother, Joseph Donald Phillips of Peachtree City. Mr. Phillips was a 1960 graduate of Griffin High School and was President of the 1960 Junior and Senior Class. He also was a member of the Griffin High football team. Mr. Phillips was a 1964 graduate of Georgia Southern College and served as President of the Junior class. He served in the Georgia National Guard. Mr. Phillips was a business owner until his retirement in 2004. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golf. Survivors include his wife, Ruth King Phillips; step-son, Wayne Wyatt Rogers; mother, Willie Ruth Phillips; sister and brother-in-law, Frankie Phillips Knowles and Jack Knowles; nieces and their spouses, Ivy K. and Mike Blackmon of Griffin, Ellen K. and Earl Rowe of Griffin, Jill and Bill Sellers of Peachtree City, Beverly K. and Mickey Blackmon of Barnesville, Lora K. and Jeremy Ray of Moody, AL; nephew, Joseph Donald Phillips and his wife, Vicki of Kentucky; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Graveside services for Mr. Larry Wayne Phillips will be conducted on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. in Oak Hill Cemetery. Reverend Garth Forster will officiate. Friends may visit the family on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Conner- Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 West McIntosh Road, Griffin, is in charge of the arrangements. www.conner- westburyfuneralhome.com
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on June 5, 2009
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