Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Laird Phillips, age 85 of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Mr. Phillips was born in Jackson County, Georgia, a son of the late Hoyt Luther Phillips, and the late Launa Stancil Phillips. Mr. Phillips served his country in the U.S. Army, was retired from Pet Milk Company after twenty years of service and owned an operated P & G Superette in Hoschton, Georgia successfully for twenty - four years. Mr. Phillips was a member of the Braselton Church of God of Prophecy. In addition to his parents, Mr. Phillips is preceded by a brother; Gilbert Phillips, and his former wife Joan Phillips.
Survivors include his wife Barbara Hayes Phillips of Braselton, a son, Mitch Phillips and his wife Kendra of Braselton, brother, Dillard Phillips and his wife Diane of Cleveland, and nephew Greg Phillips of Braselton. Two grandchildren, Adria and Andrew and two nieces Cindy Miller and Patty Phillips also survive.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, October 27, 2019 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Danny Peek and Greg Phillips officiating with burial to follow in the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 12:00 - 2:00 P.M. Sunday, prior to the service. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Dennis Dorsey, Lyndell Reynolds, Larry Beck, Joel Smith, Steve Payne, Lendgrin Maddox, and Kel Britt. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, Virginia 22215 or at www.diabetes.org.
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