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Carl Phillips

March 23, 1960 ~ August 8, 2020 (age 60)

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Mr. Carl Phillips, 60, transitioned on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at his residence in Saltillo, MS.

On March 23, 1960 the Lord saw fit to bless Raymond and Ora Lee Phillips with their 4th child of 8. Carl was better known as Carl Edward, Stage Coach and Cool Breeze .  As a child, Carl always kept a smile on his face and would be the first one to give you the shirt off of his back if needed.

Carl accepted Christ at an early age at Bayson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Water Valley, MS, under the leadership of the late Pastor D.W. Willis.

Carl was born and raised in Water Valley, MS,  he graduated from the Water Valley High School class of 1978 and attended Northwest Community College in Sentobia, MS.

He served in the Mississippi National Guard for 20 years, and was a dedicated worker at Toyota Motor Manufactory in Blue Springs MS.

Celebrating his life and continuing his legacy are his three sons, Taruno Martrell Carothers, Decarlos Dontrel Moore (Cecile Steen), Carlton Ta’Shon Phillips; five grandchildren, Ja’Quarrius, Davion, Dylan, Kylei, Presleigh,  his parents, Raymond and Ora Lee Phillips; four sisters, Maxine (Clinton; Deceased) Ross, Sallie (Dennis) Greenleaf, Annie (Michael) Fondon, Kathleen (Ray) Hawkins; three brothers, Roy (Shirley) Phillips, Wayne (Bennia) Phillips, Darrell (Dorris) Phillips; 27 nieces and nephews; 24 great-nieces and nephews and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Carl lived a fulled and wonderful life. He will be truly missed by everyone.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 4-6p.m. at Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home Chapel in Water Valley. Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of the arrangements.


August 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home
206 Martin Street
Water Valley, MS 38965

Private Interment

Bayson Chapel M.B. Church
1272 County Road 431
Water Valley, MS 38965

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