John Z. Phillips, 91, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment: Greenwood Mausoleum. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. John was born July 1, 1922, in Fort Worth. John retired as a Fort Worth police officer
after serving 30 years in the city where he was born. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. John loved to tell a good story and was a very colorful man. He was married to the love of his life, Lillie Jeannette, for 69 years. He was preceded in death by sons, Daniel and Ronnie. Survivors: Wife, Lillie Jeannette Phillips; daughter, Diane Fraser and husband, Kenneth; son, Terry L. Phillips and wife, Marilyn; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.