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Mr Larry Russell Phillips

October 17, 1940 ~ November 14, 2021 (age 81)


Mr. Larry R. Phillips, 81, of Burlington, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021 at his residence.

A native of Alamance County, Larry was the husband of Jewel McGowan Phillips, who survives, and son of the late George Russell Phillips and Annie Combs Phillips Doss. Larry was a former employee of Burlington Industries, a member of Shamrock Evangelical Methodist Church, and a former E. M. Holt volunteer fireman.

Surviving, other than his wife of the home, are a daughter, Lori Sammarco and husband John of Raleigh; two grandchildren, Jennifer Farrell and Justin Farrell; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Sandra Cook of Graham and Sue Blanks of Gold Hill. Mr. Phillips was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce McGowan and a brother, Earl K. Phillips.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 18, at the Rich & Thompson Chapel with Pastor Brian Warlaw and Pastor Lionell Burgaw officiating. Burial will follow at Alamance Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Shamrock Evangelical Methodist Church, 3519 Maple Ave., Burlington, NC 27215 or to E. M. Holt Fire Department, 2172 Bellemont-Alamance Rd., Burlington, NC 27215.

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November 18, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Rich & Thompson Funeral Home
207 E. Elm St.
Graham, NC 27253

November 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Rich and Thompson Chapel, Graham
207 E. Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253


Alamance Memorial Park

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