Mr. Harold Lester Phillips, 89 of Quitman passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at South Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Phillips was born September 4, 1930 to the late Luther & Lucille Phillips. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Quitman First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his children, Keith Harold (Lisa) Phillips of Suwanee, GA and Tawanda (Will) Waters of Douglas; grandchildren, Laura Lee, Natalie Phillips, and Nicholas Phillips; one great grandchild, Grace Lee. Mr. Phillips was preceded in death by his wife, Lorene Winters Phillips; one son, William Lester Phillips; two brothers, Ruis Phillips, and Donnie Phillips; and four sisters, Vivian Tumlin, Irma Taylor, Lois Murray, and Foye Frentheway.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at Quitman First Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Steve Shierling officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery with the VVA Chapter # 1090 of Adel providing military services. The family will be receiving friends one hour prior to service at the church.
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