Posted: Monday, May 7, 2012 2:32 pm
The Messenger, May 7, 2012
Hugh Thelbert Phillips, 96, of Union City died May 6, 2012, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin.
Graveside services were set for 2 p.m. today at Obion County Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Mark Earheart officiating.
Pallbearers were to be Scott Reid, Jamie Matheny, Blanton Hamilton, David Hamilton, Johnny Nanney and R.T. Wingo.
He was born Dec. 2, 1915, in Fulton, son of the late Vester and Lena (Leip) Phillips. He married the former Elsie Nash in 1961. She died in 1981. He was a mechanic and a Methodist.
He is survived by three daughters and his son-in-law, Bette Doss of Union City, Kathy Wilson of Dresden and Barbara and David Hamilton of Dickson; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
He was also preceded in death by his sister and three brothers.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.