July 27, 2006
Eli E. Phillips, age 89 of Herbie Road died Thursday (July 27, 2006), at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P. M. Sunday at Glendon Christian Church conducted by the Rev. Joe Johnson and the Rev. Lacy Frye. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Moore County, he was a son of the late Lonnie and Mattie Shields Phillips.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a retired farmer and handyman.. In
addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two wives Cora Lee Fox Phillips and Mary Jane Cox Phillips, a daughter Jean Phillips Whitaker.
He is survived by: a daughter Joyce Frye and husband Wayne of Carthage; a son Sam Phillips and wife Laura of Carthage; five sisters Beatrice Nall and Bonnie Purvis both of Carthage, Alice Johnson of Graham, Helen Comer and Dorothy McFayden both of Ellerbe; a brother L. G. Phillips, Jr. of Carthage; five grandchildren; three step-grand-
children; eight great grandchildren; six step great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. Saturday at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home and at other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Glendon Christian Church, 148 Glendon Church Road, Robbins, NC 27325.
Condolences may be made at www.fryandprickett.com