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Larry Wayne "Lonzo" Phillips

May 13, 1947 ~ June 23, 2021 (age 74)


Larry Wayne "Lonzo" Phillips, 74, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at his residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Tuesday, May 13, 1947 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Elton Jewell Phillips and the late Georgia Maxine Christian Phillips. Mr. Phillips was a landowner and retired employee of Dyersburg Fabrics. He enjoyed all types of sports, especially playing golf.

Visitation for Mr. Phillips will be held from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Bro.  Royce McGuire will officiate closing prayer.

He leaves to cherish his memory, two brothers, Melvin Phillips of Newbern, Tennessee and Andrew Phillips of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one foster brother, Larry Smith of Dyersburg, Tennessee; two sisters, Linda Phillips of Henry, Tennessee and  Brenda Phillips French of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one foster sister Sherry Hilliard of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, Harold Phillips, William Phillips, Ronald Phillips and James "Jimmy" Phillips and one sister, Deborah Diane Phillips Paterson.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Larry Wayne "Lonzo" Phillips.

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Celebration of Visitation
June 27, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Johnson-Williams Funeral Home
239 East Main Street
Newbern, TN 38059

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