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Obituaries For Wednesday, November 22
Funeral Services For Glenn Edward Phillips, Age 79, Of Hanging Limb, Tennessee, Will Be Conducted On Friday, November 24, 2017, At 11:00 AM From The Chapel Of Goff Funeral Home. Bro. Nolan Cantrell Will Officiate With Interment To Follow In The F.A. Norrod Cemetery. Mr. Phillips Was Born On April 20, 1938, In Overton County, Tennessee, To The Late Wilburn And Flora Edwards Phillips. Mr. Phillips Passed Away On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, At The Overton County Health And Rehab Center In Livingston, Tennessee. Mr. Phillips Was A Sawmill Worker, Timber Cutter, Drove A School Bus In Overton County, Worked With TDOT, A Mechanic For Many Years, And Was A Clocks Man. He Was A Member Of Tyler Point Freewill Baptist Church. He Is Survived By, His Wife Of 58 Years, Joyce Roena Brown Phillips Of Hanging Limb, TN; Son And Daughter-In-Law, Randy George And Ann Phillips Of Hanging Limb, TN; 3 Brothers And Sisters-In-Law, James And Ruby Phillips Of Cookeville, TN, Ronald And Clara Mae Phillips Of Hanging Limb, TN, Grady And Roxie Phillips Of The Sunk Cane Community; And Sister, Bercy Key Of Monterey, TN. In Addition To His Parents, He Was Preceded In Death By His Sister, Dorcas Barlow; And Brother, Bruce Phillips. The Family Will Receive Friends At Goff Funeral Home On Thursday, November 23, 2017, From 6:00 PM Until 8:00 PM.
Graveside Services for Archie D. Ford, 83, of Baxter will be held Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 11:30 am in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery with full military honors. Ford passed from this life on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System – Alvin C. York (Murfreesboro) Campus. Archie was born June, 25, 1934 in Lafayette, Tennessee to the late Alma (Gammons) and Abraham “Burt” Ford. Archie served a total of 8 years in the United States Air Force and was very proud of his service. He was a member of Washington Avenue Baptist Church for 50 plus years. Archie coached little league for a number of years and kept in touch with those he coached over the years. He spent 35 plus years as a route salesman with the milk industry. Archie loved country music and enjoyed playing with his band “Cumberland Country” every Tuesday night at the Silver Point Community Center. He was a mason and supported their endeavors. Archie loved football and was an avid Georgia Bulldogs Fan. His favorite past time was spending time with all of his family. In lieu of flowers, Donations are asked to be made to St. Jude Childrens Hospital.
Memorial Gathering for Eileen Frances Leeds, 69 of Sparta, will be held from 1pm until 3pm on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home. Ms. Leeds passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta. Born Monday, August 30, 1948 in Bronx, New York, she was the daughter of William and Margaret McGee Flores.