Rev. Franklin Phillips died April 27, 2019. He was a retired elder.
The arrangements are as follows:
Rev. Phillips was ordained an elder in 1960. During his ministry he served Toney Shady Grove; Cotaco; Belgreen; Florence; Phil Campbell / New Hope; Lexington; Sycamore; Goodwater; Shawmut; McCoy Memorial; Gardendale; Langdale; Trussville; Hamilton; Fayette First; Pelham; Lanett First; and Glencoe First UMCs. He retired in 1995. He was a volunteer missionary with the American Indians seeking to bring awareness of the contributions they made to our country. As a result of his research, he authored many books on that subject.
The family has indicated that memorial gifts may be made to a charity of your choice.
Please remember his wife Frances and family in your prayers.