Avon Phillips, Sr.
- February 1, 2012
- North Little Rock, Arkansas
of Avon's Passing
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“To: Jr. and Family,
Just to let you know that your friends at the Revenue Office is Praying for you and your Family.
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“Jimmy and Junior,
So sorry to hear about your dad. I remember the good times my mom and dad had with your parents. I know how hard it is to...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Ken & Janice (Bain) Williams - AR
“junior & jimmy my family have you in our prayers.
4 of 14 | Posted by: WAYNE EDWARDS - LAKE VILLAGE, AR
“Junior and Jimmy,
I have so many wonderful memories of your dad. He was a real "Prince of a Man" I will never forget his kindness, encouragement and...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: La Juana Whyte - AR
“Jimmy, so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Your many friends will see you through this.
6 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Lewis - North Little Rock, AR
“My dad (Judge Charlie Benafield) was a good friend with Avon and Janice. They worked together in the Court House in Lonoke. I have known Jimmy and...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Danny Benafield - AR - Old Friend
“Rest in Peace
8 of 14 | Posted by: Connie Fulbright - AR
“May God bless and keep the family in the palm of His hand as you deal with the loss of this loved one. Knowing Junior and Jimmy as though they are...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Monty & Suzi Holmes - Cabot, AR
“May you rest in peace. Yours legacy willfweal ive ony through your beafeutiful famfwily.
10 of 14 | Posted by: Larry and Suzanne Mickel - AR
“I did not personally know Mr. Phillips, but I have had the privilege of knowing former North Little Rock Alderman Jimmy Phillips and his wife, Connie...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Becky Taylor - North Little Rock, AR
“I did not know Mr. Phillips, but I have known his two sons and the family for many years. The best tribute a parent can have is for their children...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Don Keesee - Fayetteville, AR
“You are in our prayers
13 of 14 | Posted by: Vicki Humphrey - Cabot, AR
“Very sorry for your loss. Will keep the family in my prayers.
14 of 14 | Posted by: Martha Thorpe - North Little Rock, AR
Avon G. Phillips, Sr., 89, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, died Wednesday, February 1, 2012. He served in the Navy during WWII, was the former Lonoke County Clerk, and retired from the Arkansas State Land Commission. He was instrumental in starting the Ward Co-op and the Ward Chamber of Commerce. Avon was a member of the Shriners, a Mason, a member of Central Baptist Church, and a board member of Central Arkansas Milk Producers Association. He owned several gas stations in North Little Rock and Little Rock and owned the Magnavox Store in North Park Mall. He was an avid Razorback fan.
Avon is survived by two sons, Junior Phillips (Jeannie) of North Little Rock, Jimmy (Connie) Phillips of North Little Rock; one grandson; three granddaughters; five great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; one great-great-granddaughter; and two great-great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Gibson Phillips.
Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at Old Austin Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Arkansas, 10411 W. Markham, Ste. 130, Little Rock, AR 72205-1409.