Reather Phillips Jr.

Reather Phillips Jr., 78, of Monticello died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at his home. He was born on April 21, 1941, in Bradley County to the late Elder Reather Phillips Sr. and Esther McCoy Phillips.

In addition to his parents, three brothers, Arnell, Otis David (O.D) and Oliver (Bud); and one sister, Brenda Phillips, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife Cora Pickett-Phillips of Alexandria, La.;  seven children, Margaret (Roland) Walton of White Hall, Orlando Phillips and Regina Phillips,  both of San Ramon, Calif., Dwan Phillips-Williams of Fort Worth, Texas; and Ronica Phillips, Comona Phillips and Nicandra Phillips, all of Monticello; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nine siblings, James (Marcelene) Phillips of Oklahoma City, Charles Phillips of Crossett, Gean Phillips (William) Jones and Alice Phillips, both of Monticello, Peggy Branch of Las Vegas, Villie (Jryl) Wise and Alvester (Debra) Phillips, both of Wilmar, Frances Phillips of Houston, and Linda Kay Phillips (Reginald) Bell of Lancaster, Calif.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow at Bethel Cemetery.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time.

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Monticello, AR 71657

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Monticello, AR 71655

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