George William Phillips, Jr.

Class of 1941

1941 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily JournalGeorge William Phillips
George William Phillips

- 18-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Phillips. He was born in Wichita, Kan.

He attended school in Tulsa, Guthrie and for the past five years has attended the Perry schools.

He served as a member of the student council during his sophomore year.

He plans to go to an aeronautic school and study mechanics.

George William Phillips, Jr.

April 3, 1923 – October 27, 2003

George W. Phillips, 80 of Midwest City, passed away on Monday, Oct. 27, 2003. George was born to George W. and Pearl L. (Bullard) Phillips on April 3, 1923 in Wichita, KS. He grew up in Perry, OK and came to the Okla. City area in 1955. He came to Midwest City in 1966 previously living in Lawton for a few years.

George was a proud honorable discharged WWII U.S. Marine veteran.

He worked for the Oklahoma Tax Commission as a sales tax auditor retiring in 1984. George was a member of the Midwest Blvd. Christian Church. George married Wanda D. McFarland on Sept. 27, 1942 in Jacksonville, FL.

He is survived by his wife Wanda of the home, 2 sons: Mike Phillips & wife Charlotte of Charleston, SC, and Mark Phillips & wife Camille of Midwest City, daughter Frances Scowden & husband Mark of Moore, 7 grandchildren: Michael & Todd Phillips, Chrissy Phillips, Candi Lockett, Phil Scowden, Stacy Chaney, and Ashley Phillips, 3 great grandchildren, and sister Phyllis Swafford of Tulsa.

He was preceded in death by his parents. The family will greet friends and relatives Thursday, 10/30/2003 between 6-9 PM at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, 10/31/2003 at the Arlington Memory Gardens Cemetery.