Verdis James Phillips

verdis phillips
LINDEN, TX Funeral services for Verdis James Phillips, 89, of Jefferson will be at 10:00 am, Thursday, November 17, 2011 in the Chapel of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home in Linden with Bro. Jerry McKeller and Rev. Jason Crump officiating. Interment is in Linden Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc., in Linden. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Phillips was born in East Tempe, (Livingston) Texas, on February 8, 1922 to John Weaver Phillips and Ruby Virginia Sprayberry Phillips. He passed away at his home on Monday, November 14, 2011. He worked as a Heat and Frost Insulator Local #21 Dallas, Texas and served in the Army Air Corps as a Flight Engineer during WWII. Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Deane Phillips of Jefferson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Shirley Phillips and Danny and Melba Phillips, all of Jefferson; three brothers, Marshall, Sidney and Marvin Phillips; three sisters, Lorene Meza, Marie Kinard, and Mildred Wood; also, four grandchildren, Deanna Greene, Lynn Fratangelo, Michael Phillips, and Melissa Watson; Nine great grandchildren, Brooklyn and Savannah Greene, Bailey, Nick,and Will Fratangelo, Asher and Ezra Phillips, Levi & Zoe Watson; and many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Mary Jo Phillips.

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  1. To the Phillips, we are sorry for your loss, but your loss is Heavens gain! May you know that he is safe and at peace in the arms of Jesus. Our love and heartfelt prayers are with each of you. Jerry and Patsy Dreesen

  2. You are all in our hearts and thoughts. We will miss Verdis but know that he lives on through all of you.

  3. My love and prayers are with all of you. The LORD is with you and will give you strength: "For He shall give His angels charge over you . . .They shall bear you up in their hands." (Psalm 91:11-12)Love, Alice

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