Charles PHILLIPS Sr. Obit
- I know that there is a lot of people researching SHELTON and PHILLIPS
families from Jackson County so I thought that I would add this.
Aug. 10, 1931 - May 1, 2009
Charles Phillips Sr., 77, of Elkmont died Friday.
He was born Aug. 10, 1931, in Hollywood to the late Wesley Phillips and the
late Annie Mae Shelton Phillips Gentry. He served in the U.S. Army for 21
years, including service in both Vietnam and the Korean War. He received the
Purple Heart for his service in Vietnam, three Bronze Stars for his service
in the Korean War, and numerous commendations. He also loved gardening and
National Geographic magazines. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Teresa Phillips of Elkmont; sons, Dwayne
Phillips of Madison, Jeffrey Phillips of Elkmont, and Charles Phillips Jr.
of Elkmont; daughter, Carolyn A. Key of Woodville; half-brother, Anthony
Gentry; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
No public services are planned. In lieu of flowers, the family requests
donations to the American
Ardmore Memorial Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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