Glenn A. Phillips

Mar 07, 2017

WAYNESVILLE — Glenn A. Phillips, 85, died on Sunday, March 5, 2017. Glenn was born in Haywood County on Sept. 8, 1931, to the late James and Margaret Phillips. Glenn was a rock mason by trade and enjoyed hunting, fishing, digging ramps, working in his garden, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Glenn was preceded in death by a sister, Sarah Phillips; his brothers, Claude, Rowe and Thomas Phillips; and a granddaughter, Rachel Phillips.

Glenn is survived by his wife, Mary R. Phillips; his son Terry (Sue); his daughters, Nancy Wilkins (Dale), Glenda Phillips, and Wilma Phillips; his grandchildren, Mary, Jennifer, Andy, Michelle, Brandon, Sarah, and Adam; and his great-grandchildren, Madisyn, Jace, Emma, Isaac, Mason, Temperance, Riley, and Austin.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in the chapel of Garrett Funerals and Cremations with the Revs. Lloyd Allen and  Ricky Mason officiating. Burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Garrett Funerals and Cremations.

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