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Published: June 9, 2021

Vernon Dean Phillips, Jr., 74, of Killen, AL, passed away June 7, 2021 at his home. Vernon was a Master Carpenter with Phillips Builders and a member of The Bridge Church. He was active in the Big Fish Recovery Ministry and also took part in two mission trips to China, where he helped renovate orphanages.


Vernon is survived by:

Son: Vernon Dean Phillips III (Stacy)

Daughter: Katrina Lyne Richey

Brother: Terry Phillips

Sister: Linda Wiley

(4) Grandchildren


He was preceded in death by:

Wife: Sandra K. Phillips

Parents: Vernon Dean Phillips, Sr. & Doreen Butler Phillips

Sisters: Margaret Varner and infant sister Brenda Jean Phillips


Visitation will be Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 12-3:00 P.M. at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 P.M. with Kevin Black officiating. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery.


Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.