SFC (Ret.) Ernest James Philson

SFC (Ret.) Ernest James
September 12, 1952-
March 5, 2014
Columbus, Georgia- SFC (Ret.) Ernest James Philson, 61 at 140 Whippoorwill Lane, Columbus, Georgia died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Midtown Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Sconiers Funeral Home Chapel, 836 5th Ave. Columbus, GA with Rev. James Payne officiating. Interment will follow in Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12-6 PM at the funeral home. SFC was born September 12, 1952 in New Orleans, LA; the son of the late Charles Philson, Sr. and Mary Louise Bartley Philson. He was retired from the United States Army. Survivors include his loving wife, Jennie "Cookie" Philson of Columbus, GA;, two daughters, Latisa Monique James (Edmund) of Columbus, GA; and Lakeita Jenell Lewis (William) of Ft. Benning, GA;, goddaughter, Peggy Lockman of Jacksonville, FL;, four grandchildren, Xavier Philson, Yasmine Philson, Derek Campbell III and Noah Campbell all of Columbus, GA; four brothers, Charles Philson Jr. (Lezora), Jerome Philson Sr. (Levette), Timothy Philson Sr all of Baton Rouge, LA and James Philson, of Rosedale, LA; four sisters, Patricia Mims (Douglas SR) of Baton Rouge, LA, Theresa Dorsey (Amos) of Maringouin, LA;, Lois West (Wendell) and Anna Philson both of Rosedale, LA;, three sisters-in-laws, Inell McCaskill, Juanita Doughtry (Jacob) and Debra Johnson Jahangir all of Columbus, GA; host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
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Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Mar. 11, 2014