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Denton Earl Phillips

March 4, 1956 ~ July 1, 2019 (age 63)


DENTON EARL "WORMY" PHILLIPS, age 63 of Maplesville, passed away on July 1, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Mobile, AL on March 4, 1956; the son of the late Wilburn Phillips and the late Lona Pearl Stokley Phillips.

He was employed as a maintenance man with Cheney Lime and Cement Company for the past 7 years. He enjoyed the outdoors while hunting and fishing. He especially loved being in his boat out on the water.

He is survived by: Wife, Mona Sledge of Maplesville; Son, Jackie Denton Phillips of Mobile; Son, Devan  Earl Phillips of Montevallo; Daughter, Kayla Carlee (Dustin) Gore of Clanton; Step-Son, Brandon Sledge of Maplesville; Step-Son, Travis (Jessica) Sledge of Maplesville; Step-Son, Austin Sledge of Maplesville; 8 Grandchildren; Brother, Wallace Mitchell (Debbie) Phillips of Mobile; Brother, Terry Lamar (Gwen) Phillips of Mobile; Brother, Jeffery Dewade (Debbie) Phillips of Mobile; Sister, Renee (Tracy) Holmes of Mobile; and 12 nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 5-8pm at Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11:00am in the Sardis Baptist Cemetery in Maplesville, AL with Rev. Hank Staton and Rev. Matthew Brasher officiating.

Pallbearers will be: Muzzey Zeigler, Justin Adams, Joey Driver, Matt Hill, Johnny Knox, Josh Lathom, Jake Wallis, and Shannon Whittle.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Adam Kiker, Ronny Strum, Johnny Hutcheson, Andy Blake, and Daniel Dixon.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.

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July 3, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Graveside Service
July 5, 2019

11:00 AM
Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery
4803 Co. Rd. 15
Maplesville, AL 36750

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