Lige Dean Phillips


Lige Dean Phillips, age 81, of Corner, passed away on Wednesday August 8, 2018.

He was a member of New Canaan Baptist Church in Empire. He was an avid fan of Alabama football and was a huge Dale Earnhardt fan. He was a good neighbor. He was loved and spoiled by his sisters, nieces, nephews and all his family.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. at New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home in Dora. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. in the New Horizon Memorial Chapel. Rev. Gary Creel will officiate. Burial will follow at Phillips Chapel Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lige and Maggie Phillips; brother, Alton Eugene Phillips; nieces, Jeri Kay Swindle and Kristy Michelle Cox; brothers-in-law, Clarence K. Rape and Rev. Floyd Peters; and nephew, Bruce Nix.

Survivors include his sisters, Faye Rape, Willodean “Cricket” Myrick, Unive Peters, and Utah White; many other family members; and a host of friends.

Online condolences may be expressed at 

New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323