80 year old Billy Phillips, Sr. of Smithville died Tuesday at his residence. He was an employee at the Snow Hill receiving station (convenience site) for the DeKalb County Landfill operation. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burnes Lyons will officiate. Burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. A wake will be held on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. No visitation will be held on Saturday prior to the service at 1:00 p.m. The service will be open to the public. Phillips was preceded in death by his parents, Chauncie Depew and Julie League Phillips. Survivors include two sons, Billy League Phillips, Jr. and special daughter-in-law Sue and Danny Ray Phillips, Sr. and wife Libby all of Smithville. One daughter, Julia Louise Owens of Smithville. Two brothers, Walter C. Phillips of Smithville and Jimmy and wife Elaine Phillips of Maryland. Grandchildren, Tracy Lamont Phillips of South Carolina, Ikie and wife Donda Phillips of Lascassas, Derek and wife LeAnn Dibrell of Sparta, Tyrone Dewayne Owens of Smithville, Michael Chad Owens of Smithville, Anna Cherise Phillips of Smyrna, and Danny Ray Phillips, Jr. of Cookeville. Great grandchildren, Kyler, Chloe, Tevin, Tyra, Chelsi, Taniesha, Corey, and Adaeze. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Billy Phillips, Sr.
Sep 11 2012