Obituaries - Feb. 19, 2008

Luther Lee Tumlin, Jr.

Mr. Luther Lee Tumlin, Jr., of Jonesboro, passed away Feb. 15, 2008 at the age of 67.

Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m., at Horis A. Ward's Tara Chapel, with interment at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Dennis Watson officiating.

Mr. Tumlin is survived by his wife, Diane; mother, Mattie Lee Tumlin, of Riverdale; two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Pat Tumlin, of Jonesboro, and Allen and Tawana Tumlin, of Culloden; three daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa Payton and Terry Musgrove, of Alabama, Sara and Terry Gossett, of Florida, and Patty and Marcus Byne, of Jonesboro; eighteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Nancy Eastling, of Stockbridge, and Janet Tumlin, of Jonesboro. Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel, Jonesboro, in charge of arrangements, (770) 471-7171.

Harry Key Phillips

Harry Key Phillips, of Forest Park, passed away Feb. 18, 2008 at his residence.

He is survived by his sons, Keith and Robin Phillips, of Rome, Michael and Michelle Phillips, of McDonough, Stephen Phillips of Ellenwood, Scott and Jeanine Phillips, of Jacksonville Beach, Fla., Brian and Nikki Phillips, of Peachtree City; sisters, Margaret Gilbert, of Morrow, Janet Wright, of Decatur; sisters-in-law, Ann Phillips, of Forest Park, Nancy Collins, of Jasper; brother, Jack and Diane Phillips, of Sunnyside; nine grandchildren, Corey, Megan, Cole, Blakeley, Abbey, Clay, Cameron, Christopher and Allie. Mr. Philips was predeceased by his wife, Shirley H. Phillips, and son, Joseph Phillips.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m., a First Baptist Church of Forest Park, with the Rev. Phillips Gilbert officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Interment will be at Forest Hills. In lieu of flowers: Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council -- call (770) 989-8820, or web site: www.atlantabsa.org. Make donations in the name of Harry K. Phillips. Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, (770) 961-2828.