SIKESTON - J.C. Phillips, 81, died at 12:45 p.m. Jan. 27, 2005, at his home.
Born June 24, 1923, in White Oak, son of the late Henry and Ivy Morris Phillips, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a farmer and member of Shady Acres Church of Christ.
On Oct. 25, 1941, in New Madrid, he married Estelle Watson who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Beverly Phillips of Bell City; three daughters and one son-in-law, Sue Worth of Sikeston, Kay and Steve Pressley of Fort Smith, Ark., and Marsha White of Essex; one brother, James Phillips of Granite City, Ill.; two sisters, Marie Ernest of Chicago and Rose Butler of Festus; and 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
One daughter, Pat Wilson and one brother, Gene Phillips, preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday. Pat Hogan, minister of Shady Acres Church of Christ, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley.
Pallbearers will be: Philip Wilson, Mike Worth, Craig Worth, Trey White, Chase Pressley, Chance Pressley and Luke Phillips.
Honorary pallbearers will be: Mark Silverthorn, Buddy Garner, Darrin Brown, Russ Garner, Benny Hesselrode, Woodrow Phillips, Tom Isaccs, Max Richardson, Melvin Barnes, Ed Patterson and N.T. Isaccs.
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Crowley's Ridge College
100 College Drive
Paragould, AR 72450