Originally created 06/28/99

Mr. John Phillips Sr.



WAYNESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. John Wesley Phillips Sr., 82, of 642 Cherokee Drive, died Sunday, June 27, 1999, at Burke County Hospital.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. today at DeLoach Funeral Home with the Rev. Henry Erwin officiating. Burial will be in Blythe United Methodist Church, Blythe.

Mr. Phillips, a native of Blythe, had retired from the Burke County Board of Education as director of transportation. He was a member of Waynesboro Masonic Lodge 274 Free and Accepted Masons and the Waynesboro Lions Club. He was a member of Waynesboro First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, John W. Phillips Jr., Augusta; a daughter, Janice Forrester, Macon; a sister, Frances P. Hill, Wrens; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Avery Salter, Greg Salter, Jerry Salter, Ted Salter, Phil Salter, Greg Coursey, Chad Jenkins and Gene Jenkins Jr.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 325 Eighth St., P.O. Box 1725, Augusta, GA 30903.

Friends may call at the residence.

The Augusta Chronicle June 28, 1999