Brother Jim Carroll Phillips was 79, and departed this life Sunday February 21, 2021 in Florence County. He was the husband of Helen Phillips. Due to the pandemic the family will not be receiving visitors at the home, but they ask for your continued prayers, call and concerns.
Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Devotion Gardens Cemetery on Friday February 26, 2021 at 11:00 am. Services will be live streamed on the Jackson & McGill Facebook Page.
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Jim C. Phillips was born on March 15, 1941 in Marion, SC to the late Elbert Phillips and Lannie Sampson. He departed this life on Sunday, February 21, 2021 surrounded by family.
He attended the public school system in Latta SC. He worked many years at Schofield Furniture plant in Mullins SC and also Pilliods in Nichols SC.
Jim was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was very caring, humble and always had a smile on his face.
He leaves to morn his wife of 61 years of marriage to Helen Bethea Phillips, seven children Linda (Phillip) Crawford, of Mullins SC, Lueann (Michael) Bethea, of White Plains Maryland, Joseph Phillips of the home, Christopher (Linda) Phillips, of Marion SC, Alexander (Pamela) Phillips of Marion SC, Shelia (Ivery) White of Mullins SC, Elbert Lee (Vickie) Phillips of Marion SC, two adopted sons Gary (Jackie) Davis of Marion SC, and Gregory Davis of New York. Siblings, Norma Phillips, of Marion SC, Jeanette Reaves, of Marion SC, Judy Brown of Marion SC and Pricilla Page of Williamsburg VA. A very special granddaughter Ebony (John) Rowell of Nichols SC.
Jim was preceded in death by his siblings James Phillips, Dorothy Hayes, Ester Fletcher, Lester Phillips, Claire Mae Covington, Irene Thompson, Sylvia Jean Lee and one granddaughter, LaRonda Bethea.
Jim Phillips leaves to cherish fond and loving memories to 25 grandchildren, 70 great grands and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
The family of Brother Jim Carroll Phillips in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private 50 people or less, family only, funeral service for their loved one with private interment immediately following. While the Phillips family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding. Thank you for your concern and cooperation.
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