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Carroll Wade "C.W." Phillips
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Obituary for Carroll Wade "C.W." Phillips

Carroll Wade “C.W.” Phillips, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 9:36 a.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the Lacoba Nursing Home, in Monett, Missouri.  He was born February 17, 1942, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Carroll J. and Fern (Rinker) Phillips.

C.W. was a 1960 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and was the office manager for Ozark Electric Company for 35 years.  He was on the board of Lacoba Nursing Home for 25 years and was a member of Chesapeake Baptist Church.

On September 2, 1961, he married Velta Marie Seaton, in Chesapeake.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Velta; one daughter, Lueda Green and her husband, Roger, of Golden City, Missouri; three sons, Chris Phillips of Chesapeake, Mark Phillips and his wife, Tonya, and Lowell Phillips and his wife, Jane, all of Mt. Vernon; one brother, Roger Dale Phillips, of Marionville; one sister, Becky Ross of Mt. Vernon; six grandchildren, Brandon (Lacy) Phillips, Kylie (Ivan) Mareth, Lane, William, Dakota and Ryan Phillips; five great-grandchildren, Amelia and Connor Phillips, Ivey, Lilien and Aspen Mareth and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, Carroll and Fern, preceded him in death.

A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Campground Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, in the church.

Memorial donations may be made payable to the Campground Cemetery, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at this website.

Funeral Service:
First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon, MO.
11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2017

Memorial Donations:
510 E. Cherry St.
510 E. Cherry St., Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712

Memorial donations may be made payable to Campground Cemetery in care of the funeral home

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10:00 AM
First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon, MO.
602 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, Mo 65712

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Campground Cemetery

Campground Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.


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