Luther George Phillips, Jr.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Mr. Luther George Phillips, Jr., age 81, of Lewisburg, Tennessee died Thursday, October 27, 2016.

Born in Shelbyville,Tennessee, Mr. Phillips was the son of the late Luther George Phillips, Sr. and Irene Willis Phillips. He served for a period of time in the Tennessee National Guard and retired from Duck River Electric Membership Corporation after 43-plus years of service. At the time of his retirement from DREMC he was the Lewisburg District Manager. Mr. Phillips was a member of the American Hereford Association and was a member of the Lewisburg Lions Club and formerly served as a director of the Farm Bureau Board and the Lewisburg Planning Commission.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Jean Mooneyham Phillips of Lewisburg; a daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Carey Uselton of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; and two grandchildren, Drake and Hunter Uselton.

Family and friends gathered at Lone Oak Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016 for a graveside service. No visitation was scheduled prior to the graveside service.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial gifts may be sent to the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, VUMC Gift & Donor Services, 2525 West End Ave., Suite 450, Nashville, TN 37203-1761.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapel Hill, Tennessee was in charge of arrangements.