Phillip Allen Arrington (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Phillip Allen Arrington, 71, entered into rest Sunday, August 3, 2008 at his residence. Mr. Arrington served his country in the Navy for many years. He also was a millworker and worked at several local mills in the Augusta area. He is survived by his loving wife Mary Wimberly of Augusta; three sons, Phillip Arrington (Edith) of McBean, Curtis Wimberly (Peggy) of Augusta, and Joe McCombs of Augusta; five daughters, Cricket Arrington of Calhoun, Ga., Mildred Sikes (Grady) of Gulf Shores, Ala., Kay Wimberly of Hephzibah,, Sara Sanders of Augusta, Beatrice "Bebe" Johnson (Roger) of Augusta; four brothers, Charles Arrington of Augusta, George "Tommy" Arrington of Waynesboro, David Arrington of Lincolnton, L.C. Arrington of Texas; one sister, Mary Annette Hood of Augusta; he has fifteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Mr. Arrington is preceded in death by his parents Claude Lee Arrington and Mrs. Mary Sellars Arrington; one son Allan Arrington; three brothers Detroit Arrington, Roy Arrington and Tony Arrington; and one sister Frances Joyner. Pallbearers will be Gerald Hutto, Jonnie Sanchez, Dennis Holshouser, Terry Anderson, David Anderson Jr., Luckey Brown and Roger Johnson. Funeral services for Mr. Arrington will be conducted August 5, 2008 Tuesday evening at 6 P.M. in the chapel of James Funeral Home in Wrens, Ga. with Rev. David Brown officiating. James Funeral Home-Wrens, GA. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-August 5, 2008