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Obituaries

June 11, 2014

Michael E. Phillips,

McALESTER — Michael E. Phillips, 64, of Jonesboro, Georgia, formerly of Hartshorne, died May 29, 2014, in Atlanta.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Pastor R. Charles Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Park Cemetery in Hartshorne.

He was the son of Robert Eugene Phillips and Annie Mae Dunn Phillips. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and after serving relocated to Berlin, New Jersey, in 1978.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta Phillips; children, Loretta (Akili) Menoken, Lia Nichols, Michael Phillips and Matthew Phillips; grandchildren, Tory and Bryce Irvin, Jordan and Dayne Menoken, Charlene,  and Cheyanne and Cameron Phillips; sisters, Michelle (Clarence) LeBlanc, Gail (Sonny) Stevenson and Lynne Phillips; brother, Derek Phillips; mother-in-law, Bernice Toomer Sullivan; two aunts Sereeta “Pixie” Brooks and Bobbie Phillips; uncle, Paul Phillips, and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of Hartshorne.

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