Addie Lee Phillips also known as "Sam "was born on November 9, 1924. He departed this earthly life on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. He was the last surviving sibling of eight children, born to the late Andrew Jackson and Ida Mae Phillips. Addie dedicated his life to Christ at an early age. He was an Ordained Deacon and served faithfully until his health would no longer permit. He continued to serve the Lord with gladness until his demise.
Addie was a man of principle and strong convictions. He loved the Lord, his wife, and his family, in that order. He was drafted in the United States Army at an early age. He served in World War II in the Philippines, where he received a Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal and WWII Victor Medal. After being Honorably Discharged, he moved to Detroit, Michigan where he worked for Chrysler Corporation as a Quality Inspector until retirement. He then returned to Birmingham for the rest of his days.
His memories will be deeply cherished by his Wife, Terri Macklin Phillips of Birmingham; Daughters: Nakesha Henderson of Birmingham, and Kowayla Hubbard of Indianapolis, In.; Father in law, Robert Glasco of Birmingham; Aunt, Ruby Tucker, Pleasant Grove; five sister in laws; Mattie Phillips of Chicago, IL., Bernice Phillips of Jackson, MS, Cynthia Okwudiri of Tracy, CA., Deborah(Kenneth) Moore of Atlanta, GA., and Erica(Mario) Leonard of Birmingham, one brother in law, Vincent(Edwina) Glasco of Birmingham; Grandchildren: Damiyah, Jaxon and Ryann; a host of Nieces and Nephews. A host of stepchildren and grandchildren. Special Friends and Prayer Partners: Brother James Hurt of Midfield and Deacon George Myhand, of McCalla.
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