Clyde A. Phillips, age 80, of Mulberry Grove, passed away Sunday, July 20 at Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services for 80 year old Clyde A. Phillips will be Wednesday, July 23 at 3:00 p.m. at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Mulberry Grove. Burial will be in Maxey Cemetery in Smithboro. Friends may call Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Clyde Arlen, the son of James and Bessie (Smith) Phillips, was born June 18, 1934 in Clinton, TN.
Clyde and Mary Ann (Nesbit) were united in marriage on November 22, 1957 at the Smithboro Baptist Church. They had 50 years together before her passing on November 20, 2008.
He is survived by his children; David (Roberta) Phillips of Mulberry Grove, Donald A. (Sharri) Phillips of Mulberry Grove, Daren A. (Shannon) Phillips of Mulberry Grove, Mary Jo Julius of Decatur, IL, Pamela S. Walker of Oklahoma and Diane (Chuck) Lape of Vandalia, IL. Loving grandfather of 16 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings; Hobert Phillips of Mulberry Grove, Bobby Phillips of Kingsport, TN and Ann Mae Jones of Morristown, TN.
Clyde was preceded in death by his wife, parents, daughter Sandy Schmitt and son Robert Franklin Phillips, 3 grandchildren, brothers and sisters; Albert, Harry, Leonard, Elmer, Ralph, Myrtle Wilson, Creola Smith and Lucy Hatmaker.