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Amos Phillips

Sunday, December 19, 2004

CHARLESTON - Amos Phillips, 77, died at 6 a.m. Dec. 17, 2004, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.

Born June 29, 1927, in New Madrid County, son of the late William Lottie and Ida M. Black Phillips, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired farm truck driver, he was of the Protestant belief.

Survivors include: one son, Murry Phillips of Dubuque, Iowa; two stepdaughters, Sandra Jones and Jeannie Gaskins of Charleston; three brothers, Benny Phillips and Raymond Phillips of Sebring, Fla., and John Phillips of Scott city; two sisters, Divola Walberg and Delois Cook of Sikeston; and two grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were two brothers, Jack Phillips and Ralph Phillips; and one sister, Mary Alice Phillips Fuller.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at McMikle Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Randy Morse, pastor of the Assembly of God Church in Scott City, will officiate.

The Missouri Military Honors Program will conduct graveside military rites at the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.