James W. Phillips, Jr., 85 of Geneva, Ala., went home on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Ala. Mr. Phillips was born in Dothan, Ala., on Sept. 22, 1927 to the late James W. Phillips, Sr. and Bessie Irene Campbell Phillips Robinson. A. U. S. Army Veteran of World War II, Mr. Phillips was retired from Clinton Mills. He was of the Baptist faith.
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Proceeded in death by his parents and grandson, Jesse Lee Allender, IV.
Survived by one son, James "Jimmy" Phillips, III (Michele), Bellwood, Ala.; four daughters, Jennifer Hart (B.J.), Ocala, Jamie Williams (Michael), Pageland, S.C., Sarah "Rennie" Peterson (Tommy), Homosassa Springs, Paula Phillips, Hartford, Ala.; two brothers, Charles Phillips (Betty), Jacksonville, Jerry Phillips (Marilinda), Graceville; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
Graveside service was held 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at Marvin Chapel Cemetery in Graceville with the Rev. Dicky McAllister officiating, James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the funeral home Sunday, from 1 p.m. until time of service. Expressions of sympathy can be made at http://www.jamesandlipford.com/
James & Lipford Funeral Home
5390 Cotton Street Graceville, FL 32440
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Feb. 13, 2013