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Millard Gilbert Phillips

Millard Gilbert Phillips, 76, of 3236 N. Terry’s Bridge Road, Halifax died Sept. 16, 2012 at Kindred Hospital. Mr. Phillips was born Aug. 2, 1936 in Halifax County to the late Gilbert Lawrence Phillips and Truly Thomas Phillips. He was married to the late Muriel Landrum Phillips.

Mr. Phillips was of the Baptist faith and was a retiree of Burlington Industries.

Survivors include one son, Brian Phillips; and one daughter, Rhonda Phillips, both of Halifax; two sisters, Geraldine Collins of High Point, N.C. and Elsie Comer of South Boston; and three brothers, Gary Phillips of Danville, Benny Phillips of Cluster Springs and Sammy Phillips of Halifax; and his beloved pet, ‘Frodo.’ 

One sister also preceded him in death.

The family is receiving friends at the home.

Funeral services for Mr. Phillips will be held Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Union United Methodist Church cemetery with the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family asks that those wishing to give memorials to consider the Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592.

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Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home, South Boston.