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Samuel E. "Sam" Phillips

August 20, 1938 ~ July 2, 2018 (age 79)


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Samuel E. “Sam” Phillips, 79, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away Monday, July 2, 2018 at his residence. 

Mr. Phillips was born in Jefferson, Georgia to the late Frank and Susie Garrett Phillips.   Mr. Phillips was self employed owner of Phillips Plumbing & Electric and Heating and Air,  A member of the Plumber and Pipe Fitters Union, Member of The Dixie Cruisers Antique Car Club, and a member of Peoples Baptist Church. 

In addition to his parents Mr. Phillips is preceded in death by his first wife, Sandra Annette Phillips, grandson, Joshua Phillips, brothers, Melford, Jamie, Sant, Everett and Ralph Phillips. 

Survivors include his wife, Diane Mahan Phillips, Jefferson, Georgia, sons, Steve Phillips and wife Wendy, Jefferson, Georgia, Terry Phillips and wife Susan, Commerce, Georgia, daughter, Connie Phillips Black, Jefferson, Georgia, step daughter, Charlene Cooper, Ooltewah, Tennessee, step daughter, Amy Hollis, Athens, Georgia, grandchildren, Brandy Huntsinger, Chrissy Phillips, Dustin Black, Danielle Phillips and Jagger Phillips, sisters, Edith Gaillard, Geneva Shannon, both of Jefferson, Georgia and Brenda Lott, Braselton, Georgia, brother, Jimmy Phillips, Statham, Georgia, seven great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive. 

Funeral services will be held 2 PM, Friday, July 6, 2018 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Terry Hagwood, Pastor Ronnie Coley and grandson Jagger Phillips officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home 4 PM until 8 PM Thursday, July 5, 2018.  Interment will follow in the White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery with Mitch Phillips, Darrell Phillips, Mickey Cooper, Mike Moody, Jeff Moody, Tracy Hollis and Dustin Black honored as pallbearers.. 

Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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