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Jimmy Phillips

December 7, 1967 — May 8, 2024

Forest City, NC

Jimmy Phillips, age 56, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in Forest City.

Jimmy was born Thursday, December 7, 1967 in Rutherford County to Nanette Phillips who resides in Forest City and to the late Wayne Phillips. He worked in bridge construction for many years and was a dedicated member of NA for fifteen years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and four wheeling. Jimmy previously attended Adaville Baptist Church and Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of thirty-six years, Debbie Phillips; his mother, Nanette Phillips and her companion, Kenneth Lane; daughters, Teri Goforth (Johnathon) of Mooresboro, Desirae Matthews and Serenity Matthews both of Marion; sister, Donna Buchanan of Canada and grandchildren, Mackenzie Phillips, Nathaniel Goforth, Eli Goforth and Paisley Goforth.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2:00 until 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 11th at Harrelson Funeral Home.

Memorial donations are requested to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.


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Service Schedule

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday, May 11, 2024

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harrelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1251 US Highway 221a, Forest City, NC 28043

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