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Albert Phillips, a resident of Lake Fork and vicinity all of his life, was taken to St. Clara's hospital in Lincoln Monday night, suffering from pneumonia, and died in the hospital at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 1937, aged 58 years, 4 months and 15 days.
Mr. Phillips was born near Lake Fork, Logan county, Illinois, February 28, 1870, a son of August and Hester Munyon Phillips. He spent many years of his life on the farm.
Decedent is survived by two sisters and two brothers, namely: Mrs. Fred Litterly, of Lake Fork vicinity; Mrs. Dollie Deibert, of Decatur; Joseph Phillips, of Lincoln; and Lee Phillips of Lake Fork. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Mrs. Earl Thomas, Edna Phillips, who died in infancy, and Lucy, first wife of Louis Brooker, who died in Iowa about four years ago.
The body was removed from the hospital to the John T. Hershey funeral home in Mount Pulaski, and remained until the hour of the funeral.
Funeral services were held in the chapel in Carlyle cemetery, four miles west of Mount Pulaski, at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 15th, conducted by Rev. Claude M. Stults, pastor of the First Christian church, Lincoln.....The interment was made in Carlyle cemetery. The pallbearers were James D(Ixon?), Fred Fuiton, Everett _______, George Mason, Roy Ridgeway and Harvey Ridgeway.