PHILLIPS, Jesse R., 70, of Emporia, died Thursday, November 15, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Loraine G. Phillips; daughter, Pam Thomas and husband, Ray; two granddaughters, Brooke Thomas and Ariel Daniel and husband, Mikey; two sisters, Maxine Braswell and Odell Ingram and husband, Bernard; two brothers, Clyde Phillips and wife, Arlene and Roy Phillips and wife, Bonnie; brother-in-law, Bobby Howerton; and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Phillips was the son of the late Wade and Daisy Phillips; and was also preceded in death by a brother, Leonard Phillips; and a sister, Earline Howerton. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Owen Funeral Home, 303 S. Halifax Rd., Jarratt, Va. where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2012. Interment will follow at Independence United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105, or to Independence United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.owenfh.com.
Published in Richmond Times-Dispatch on November 17, 2012