Eugene Phillips, 74, of Crystal Springs, died Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Visitation will be 1pm-3pm Thursday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs. Services will be 3pm Thursday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial in Hopewell Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal is handling arrangements.
Mr. Phillips was a native of Crystal Springs. He served in the U. S. Air Force for 21 years. He has lived in Hopewell since he retired. Mr. Phillips was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. Mr. Phillips was preceded in death by a sister Juanita Zelfer and a son, Bud Sharp in 2009.
Survivors include: wife, Helen Carney Phillips; sons, Georgetown, Patricia Beasley of Gautier, Betty Hammons of Hopewell and Glenda Lamey of Gautier; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.of Columbus and Greg Phillips of Georgetown; daughters, Wanda Womble of New Orleans, LA, Wendy Marcum of Petal, and Lisa Bethea of Perkinston; brothers, Emmett N. Kelly of Ocean Springs and J. C. Phillips of Gulfport; sisters, Mary Higdon of