Funeral services for Deryl Phillips, age 85 of Mount Vernon, were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22 at Harvey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Mount Vernon City Cemetery with Rev. Pete Adrian officiating.
Mr. Phillips was born March 6, 1925 in Sulphur Springs to John H. Phillips and Nancy R. Hettich. He was married to Ima Jo Helm. He died Friday, Aug. 20 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his wife in 2009, his parents, two brothers, Eutuc and John Phillips, and two sisters, Delma and Dorothy Phillips.
He is survived by four children, Belita Luman of Saltillo, Deryl Phillips, Jr., of Spring, Prescilla Venza of Beaumont, and Stephen Phillips of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren