Published: Thursday, December 06, 2012
Alfred Phillips, age 94, of Bybee, passed away peacefully at his home Monday afternoon, December 3, 2012.
He was a member of Hilltop Baptist Church.
He was a United States Army World War II veteran, having served in the Philippines.
He worked for the Cocke County Highway Department for 32 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Maggie Phillips; parents Harrison and Betty Phillips; son Alfred Phillips, Jr.; daughter Wanda Lane; granddaughters Debbie Frazier and Tina Sutton; grandsons Rev. Jeffery Sutton and Freddy Lane; two infant grandsons; brothers Charlie and Melvin Phillips; and sisters Viola Phillips, Della Haney, and Margie Hooper.
He is survived by his sons Buster and Carolyn Phillips of Morristown, Rev. Roy and Ann Phillips of Newport, Randy Phillips of Newport, and Michael and Wanda Phillips of Bybee, with whom he made his home; daughters Jeanette Kirkpatrick of Morristown; son-in-law Fred Lane of Morristown; Betty and Rev. J. L. Sutton of Newport, and Bobbie Jean Phillips of Newport; daughter-in-law Rachel Phillips of Jefferson City; sister Beulah Evans of Newport; nineteen grandchildren; thirty-three great-grandchildren and fifteen great-great-grandchildren; also other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 6, 2012, in Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ben Watts, Rev. Junior Loveday, and Rev. Cline Franklin officiating. Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2012, in Ogle Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday at Manes Funeral Home prior to the funeral services.
Family and friends may sign the guest register online at www.manesfuneralhome.com.
Manes Funeral Home in charge
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