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Edit of Fremont Phillips obituary
Posted by: James M. Phillips (ID *****3071) Date: April 19, 2007 at 16:07:23
In Reply to: Obituaroes for Ralph and Fremont Phillips by James M. Phillips of 253

Sorry...I didn't proofread and left out two sons from the obit. I left the spelling of the name as it was in the paper although most records have shown the spelling "Fremont".

Obituary from the Pulaski County Democrat 26 August, 1943

Freemont Phillips

The death of Freemont Phillips occurred Sinday at the home of his son Virgil, three miles west of Kewanna. Eighty-one years of age, Mr. Phillips was found dead in his bed about eight o’clock in the morning by his son, and it was stated death, due to a heart ailment, had taken place in the early hours of the day.

Mr. Phillips was born in Ohio April 27, 1862 and for many years was a well known farmer of Pulaski and Fulton counties. His wife, the former Anna Bonnell, died in 1939. Surviving are four sons and a daughter—Clancy Phillips of Winamac, Clifford and Leon of South Bend, Virgil of Kewanna, and Mrs. Esther Foh of Downey, Calif. There are also two sisters, Mrs. Olive Overman of South Bend and Mrs. Effie Geier of Star City, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Star City Methodist church, of which he was a member, Tuesday afternoon following brief services at the home. They were conducted by the Rev. John Paul Jones. Burial was in the Star City cemetery.

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