February 17, 2004

Elizabeth Irene Simpson Phillips

Mrs. Elizabeth Irene Simpson Phillips, 75, of Jackson, Ga., died Feb. 16, 2004, at Sylvan Grove Hospital.

Mrs. Phillips was born Jan. 29, 1929, in Clayton County and was the daughter of the late Nancy Creel and Horrice Wiley Simpson.

She is survived by children, Robert (Butch) and Glenda Voyles of Austell, Ga., Doug and Debbie Gilmore of Jackson and Lynn and Randy Powell of Jackson; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Phillips will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with the Rev. John Davis officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough is in charge of arrangements. (770) 914-8833.

Phillip Lamar Perkins

Mr. Phillip Lamar Perkins, 43, of Creek Wood Drive, Gainesville, Ga., passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at the Lanier Park Hospital following an extended illness.

Mr. Perkins was born in Muscogee County, Ga., but had lived in Hall County for a number of years. He worked as a self-employed contractor, and was the president of the Lanier Soccer Association and a council member at the South Hall Middle School. Mr. Perkins was a member of Blackshear Place Baptist Church.

Survivors include wife, Lynn Perkins; daughter, Teri Perkins; son, Kyle Perkins; daughter, Erin Perkins, all of Gainesville; parents, Billy and Martha Perkins Sr. of Stockbridge; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Debbie Perkins of Lawrenceville, and Gill and Bonnie Perkins of Stockbridge; grandmother, Eunice Raiford of Phenix City, Ala.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Blackshear Place Baptist Church with the Rev. James Mills officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to a memorial trust fund in Phillip's memory at Southtrust Bank.

Memorial Park Funeral Home of Gainesville is in charge of arrangements. (770) 287-8227.