Joseph ‘Joe’ D. Phillips, 88, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie A. Phillips and Bessie Brown Phillips and sister, Iona Matthews.

Survivors are: his wife of 66 years, Juanita Sara Donahue Phillips; sons, Billy Gene Ibbotson, Joey Phillips and Barbara all of Carlisle; and daughter, Vivian Meyer and Carl of North Little Rock; four grandchildren, Scott Phillips of Kenosha, Wis., Pam Fullen of Carlisle, Jeff Ibbotson and Kevin Ibbotson of Pascagoula, Miss.; six great-grandchildren; his sister, Faye Phillips; several nieces and nephews.

Thanks to the staff at Chambers Nursing Home for the compassionate care given to Joe during his short stay there.

A graveside service was held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Carlisle Cemetery. Arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.

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