Bill Keen Phillips

September 23, 1925April 25, 2020

Bill Phillips, age 94, of Brandon, MS, formerly of Jackson, MS, went home to be with the Lord he loved and served on Saturday April 25, 2020, in Brandon, MS. Bill was born in Braxton, MS on September 23, 1925, to Gus and Evie Phillips. Bill served in the United States Army where he fought in the Battle of the Bulge in Germany from 1944-1945. He became ill while there and was hospitalized for three months. Bill married the love of his life Jewel Nichols Phillips. They were married for 65 years before she passed away 12 years ago.

Bill owned and operated TV and Appliance for many years. He retired at the age of 55. Bill and Jewel traveled all over the United States and other countries. They loved traveling in their motor home to Branson, MO. Bill loved his Lord and served for over 65 years at Alta Woods Baptist Church. He was a teacher, Deacon, and a faithful servant. For many years he served at the MS State Veterans Home in Jackson every Thursday.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jewel and his sister, Mildred Amason. Bill is survived by his loving son, Billy, (Sue) of Brandon, MS, and his daughter, Alice (Michael) of Destrehan, LA and one brother, A. G. Phillips of Braxton, MS; six grandchildren, Kevin Phillips, Andy Phillips (Jessica), and Justin Phillips (Danielle) all of Brandon, MS, Matthew Glore (Samantha), Philip Glore (Michelle) and Anna Keller (Brad) all of LA and 12 great grandchildren.

A family graveside service will be at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson, MS. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alta Woods Baptist Church or Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson.


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Ted & Denise Keller

April 30, 2020

Our deepest condolences. We never met Bill but have heard such wonderful things about him from Anna. Our thoughts and prayers go to all of you. May he Rest In Peace.

Anna Keller

April 28, 2020

You will be missed Pepaw. I’m sure you are now pain free and resting peacefully. We love you! Hug Memaw for us.
Anna, Brad, Brianna, Cameron and Delaney Keller ❤️

Doug & Sandy Young

April 27, 2020

Our deepest sympathy for your loss but know that heaven is rejoicing in his homecoming. What an inspiring witness of how to serve and live your life he was to all who knew him. May the wonderful memories he left all of you bring you comfort in the days ahead.
Doug & Sandy Young

Margie Sansing Keeling

April 26, 2020

Billy, Sue, and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that your many happy memories will bring you peace.

Doug Lemon

April 26, 2020

A dear godly friend.


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