Obituary – Ollie Lee Phillips


Ollie Lee Phillips

March 31, 1923 – January 3, 2012
Age: 88
Residence: Berryville, AR

OLLIE LEE PHILLIPS, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas, was born March 31, 1923 in Carroll County, Arkansas, son of Henry and Dovie (Bartlett) Phillips. He departed this life Tuesday, January 3, 2012 in Berryville, at the age of 88 years. 

 

Ollie attended the Golden Church of God. He was a farmer and worked for Tyson Foods for 29 years.

 

He is survived by two sons, Gary Phillips of Gravette, AR and Ricky Phillips and wife Anita of Berryville, AR; two daughters, Darlene and husband Jim Kelley of Berryville, AR and Donna and husband Tim Stanfield of Warrensburg, MO; four sisters, Virginia and husband Chris King of Bentonville, AR, Betty and husband Johnny Martz of Bentonville, AR, Izell and husband Joe Johnson of Eureka Springs, AR and  Dottie and husband Shorty Maloney of Cassville, MO; one step-son, Roy Swofford of Springfield, MO; one step-daughter, Joyce Hastings of Cassville, MO; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

 

On July 1, 1950, Ollie was united in marriage with his first wife, Minnie Baker and on January 12, 1998, he was united in marriage with his second wife, Wanda Swofford, both preceded him in death. Ollie was also preceded by his parents, Henry and Dovie Phillips; one brother, Alpha Phillips; and four sisters, Erbie Parkhill, Agnes Mathis, Inez Marshal and Pauline Verhein.

 

Visitation: 5:00~8:00 P.M. Thursday, January 5th at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel. Funeral service: 2:00 P.M. Friday, January 6th at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Brothers Michael Kelley and Jim Kelley officiating. Interment will follow the service in Moreland Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations: St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Gideons International, POB 362, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences: www.nelsonfuneral.com. 

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Address:
202 E. Madison
PO Box 311
Berryville, AR 72616
Phone: (870) 423-2170
Visit WebsiteVisitation InformationLocation: Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel
Date/Time: 5:00~8:00 P.M. Thursday, January 5, 2012
Address:
302 East Madison Avenue
302 East Madison Avenue
Berryville, AR
Phone: 870-423-2170
Service InformationLocation: Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel
Date/Time: 2:00 P.M. Friday, January 6, 2012
Presiding Official: Brother Michael Kelley and Jim Kelley
Address:
302 East Madison Avenue
302 East Madison Avenue
Berryville, AR
Phone: 870-423-2170