SIKESTON -- Carl Eugene "Gene" Phillips, 67, died Dec. 21, 2006, at Barnes-
Jewish Hospital in St. Peters.
Born Oct. 21, 1939, in Gray Ridge, son of the late William Marvin and Liddie Tucker Phillips, he was a member of the Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319 and the owner and operator of Sikeston Auction and Rental Properties.
He was formerly married to Saundra Phillips of Sikeston and Jackie Phillips Ukman of St. Charles.
Survivors include: two daughters, Shiela Montgomery of St. Charles and Brandy Taylor of Sikeston; two brothers, Bill Phillips of Oakland, Tenn., and Travis Phillips of the state of Ohio; two sisters, Myrna Carlisle and Sharon Clark of Sikeston; and five grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Paul David Phillips and Dana Phillips.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. The Rev. David Craig, pastor of the Powerhouse of God, will officiate.