In Memory of Jack L. Phillips

Jack L. Phillips

  • Birth Date: January 16, 1944
  • Death Date: March 14, 2018


Jack L. Phillips, 74, of Sallisaw, passed this life on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Sallisaw, Ok. Jack was born January 16, 1944 in Shreveport, LA to Goodwin and Louise (Philipson) Phillips. His mother passed during childbirth and he was raised by Katherine (Graham), whom later married Mr. Phillips. Jack was retired as a welder from the City of Ft. Smith and was a member of New Beginnings Church. He married Thelma Doris Philpot on September 4, 1965.

He is survived by sons, John Phillips and Steve Mobbs of Ft. Smith, Ar., Jackie and Kristi Phillips of Sallisaw, Ok., Jamie and Misty Phillips of Sallisaw, Ok., Jerod Phillips of Sallisaw, Ok.; daughter, Tonya and husband Randy Thomas of Sallisaw, Ok.; nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Sauls of Knoxville, TN, and Shirley Bell of Meridian, MS; as well as a host of friends and family.

Jack is preceded in death by his wife Thelma; and his parents; and one brother, Bobby Knapp.

Visitation for Mr. Phillips will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm in the Sequoyah Memorial Chapel of the Forever Memories Funeral Service in Sallisaw. Funeral services will be on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Sequoyah Memorial Chapel of the Forever Memories Funeral Service, 463505 Hwy 101, Sallisaw, with Reverend Trent Rhoads and Reverend Joey Duvall officiating. Interment will follow in the Brushy Cemetery. Pallbearers are John Phillips, Jackie Phillips, Jamie Phillips, Jerod Phillips, David Haskins, and Steve Mobbs. Honorary pallbearers will be James (Bubba) Rogers, Jamie Fargo, Richard Taylor, and Randy Wade Thomas.

Services are entrusted to and under the direction of the Forever Memories Funeral Service, Sallisaw.

Message from Brandi Haskins-Petree

Prayers for the family, very sorry for your loss..

Message from Dave Haskins

I will forever cherish the good times we had over the years. My deepest condolences from my family to yours.

Message from Donna Barnes

My prayers go out to the family
He will be missed dearly. He's now in heaven with his beloved wife. He'll be missed. Fly high Jack.

Message from Stan Philpot

Jack was my good friend,prayers for the family,for peace a comfort ,may the Lord Jesus bless y'all and comfort y'all during this sad time.

Message from Missy Mills

So sorry for your loss . I loved Jack he was a good man

Message from Debra Rider

My deepest condolences for the family. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

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Sending prayers for all the family and friends in Jesus name . This will happen to us all one of these days. We need to be ready to meet Christ !

Message from Kim Crain

Tonya so sorry for your loss as well as your brothers, grandchildren and the rest of the family and friends. Prayers for each of you during this difficult time.

Message from Kelley Sides

So sorry for the loss of your father. My prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Message from Brad Lewis

Truly a wonderful man. I could visit with Jack for hours. He will be deeply missed.

Message from Becky Randolph

Prayers for you and your family Jamie.

Sam, Becky and Hunter Randolph

Message from Margaret Wood

Was so pleased to know your dad .our prayers are with you and my God be with all of you.

Message from Sherry Randolph Pendergrass

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

Message from Jennifer Randolph

So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to all family members.

Message from Carolyn Long

Very sorry for your family's loss. My prayers are with all his family, and friends. I know he will live on with those special moments, cherished, will be a forever treasure in many hearts that he touched.

Message from DeAnn Armstrong

I'm so sorry for your loss. He was a great man and will be dearly missed. Prayers for the family.