Rev. Jimmie C. Phillips, Sr

rev. jimmie phillips, sr

Cameron, NC
The Reverend Jimmie C. Phillips, Sr., age 69 of 2056 Union Church Road died Monday, May 05, 2008 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Thursday at Emmanuel Baptist Church conducted by Pastor Eugene Ussery and the Rev. Billy Meadows. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Lee County he was a son of the late William Franklin Phillips and Jessie Joyce Phillips. A US Army Veteran, he began his ministry in 1964 where he served as pastor at Colonial Heights Baptist Church (now Rainbow Baptist Church) in Aberdeen. He also served as pastor at Pine Grove Baptist in Robbins, Southside Baptist Church in Chesnee, SC, Pineywood Baptist Church in Cameron, New Home Baptist Church in Vass and was currently serving as associate pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Carthage. Jimmie's passion was serving and winning souls to the Lord. In his free time he enjoyed reading and studying his bible. He was a woodworking craftsman and had made numerous cedar chests for various people. He worked part-time at Boles Funeral Home and later worked with Fry and Prickett Funeral Home where he was looked upon as a mentor to many of the employees.
He was preceded in death by: his sister and brothers, Edith Frye, Howard, Harold and Edward Phillips.
He is survived by: his wife of nearly 51 years Nora Douglas Phillips; sons J. Cecil Phillips, Jr. and wife Cathy of Carthage, Mitchell Phillips and wife Susan of Spartanburg, SC, Mark Phillips and wife Jessica of Glendale, AZ ; sister Ruby Phillips of Sanford; brothers Melvin Phillips of Sanford, Weldon Phillips of Broadway, Eugene Phillips of Sanford, Norman Phillips of Sanford and Travis Phillips of Broadway; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The body will lie in state at Emmanuel Baptist Church Wednesday from 1:00 —8:00 PM. The family will receive friends at the church from 6:00 —8:00 PM and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage, NC 28327.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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  1. Dear Family, What a joy it must have been to have been blessed to have such a great man of God in your lives. Bro. Jimmy truly loved God and proud to proclaim His love for His Redeemer. You will be in our prayers. We Love You

  2. I first met Reverend Phillips when I worked at Miller\’s. He would come in and talk with Chris about God and the Bible. I wasn\’t saved at the time, so it was curious for me to see someone so passionate about what he believed. After being saved, I was abl

  3. Dear Nora and family, you have all been in our thoughts and prayers so much more lately. We are praying for you, we love you so much. You and Preacher Phillips, and family, will always have a very special place in our hearts. You have been like family to

  4. I always have been very fond of Pastor Jimmie, for he was a great man who told it like it is and didn\’t sugarcoat what he had to say in his preaching. He cared about people other than himself and was a very kind man, and he always had respect for other p

  5. I was a young pastor at Alverson Grove Baptist Church in Fingerville when Brother Jimmy was at Southside Chesnee. He was highly regarded by myself and the other pastors in the North Spartan Baptist Association. Over the years I had tried to keep up with w

  6. We just wanted to let all the Phillips family know that we are thinking about you and praying for you. May God give you strength for the days ahead and may you feel God\’s love in a very special way.
    Love and prayers,
    Chuck and Bonnie Towery

  7. May God Comfort each of you during this difficult time. Rev. Phillips will be missed by many. He touched a many peoples lives and turned their lives around. Know that he is in a new life today with no pain nor sorrows. Shining down and still watching over

  8. To the Phillips Family,
    My name is Barry Brown and I live in West End. I am a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, West End. I know you don\’t know me, but I want to offer my sincere condolences on your loved one who is gone to be with Jesus. I met

  9. Nora and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We wish we could have been there in person to celebrate the life of a true Man of God! He will truly be missed by many and remembered in thankfulness by those whose lives he touche

  10. We were sorry to learn about Preacher Phillips.We often asked your granddaughter how he was doing after he became ill.We will always remember him as a very kind man . Your family is in our prayers..Colleen Newton, Bob and Rhonda Waddell and family


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