PFC. Henry Phillips (1921-2008) of Archibald, Pens Numerous Letters Home While Serving WWII 1943-1945

Letter from PFC. Henry PhillipsLetter from PFC. Henry Phillips Sat, Aug 14, 1943 – 3 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
Letter home from PFC Henry PhillipsLetter home from PFC Henry Phillips Sat, Jan 8, 1944 – 2 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
Letter home from Henry Phillips of Archibald, stationed in New GuineaLetter home from Henry Phillips of Archibald, stationed in New Guinea Sat, Aug 5, 1944 – 1 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
Letter home from PFC. Henry PhillipsLetter home from PFC. Henry Phillips Sat, Mar 3, 1945 – 5 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com

Henry “Dob” Phillips, age 87, of Monroe was born January 9, 1921 in Mangham, LA and passed away Sunday, December 7, 2008 in Monroe, LA. Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM, at the First Baptist Church in Archibald on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 with Rev. John Cleveland and Rev David Murphy officiating. Internment followed in Gwin Cemetery in Mangham, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home in Rayville, LA. 

Mr. Phillips was a member of the First Baptist Church of Archibald and a World War II Army Vetran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sadie Rhinehart Phillips; parents, Wallace and Mary Phillips; sisters, Gatha Salsbury and Letha Salsbury; his brother, Troy Phillips. 

Survivors include his 4-sisters, Neley Vinson of Mangham, Blanche Harwell of Mangham, Mrytle Sturgeon of Houston, TX, and Virgie Lawrence of Baton Rouge, LA; and a host of nieces, nephews, and his many friends. 

Pallbearers were Chris Vinson, David Gibson, Harry Lawrence, Wendell Shoemaker, Butch Salsbury, and David Salsbury. 

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