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John L. Phillips
1941 - 2011

John Larry Phillips, 70, of Iowa Park, Texas, passed away Monday, July 11, in Wichita Falls.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at Highland Cemetery with Pastor Roger Deerinwater, First Baptist Church of Archer City, officiating.

Interment will follow under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home of Iowa Park.

John was born June 1, 1941, in Mena, Arkansas, to John H. and Helen Jo (Hughes) Phillips. He married Darlene Stovall on April 13, 1968. He worked for Times Record News for 33 years, going from composing room to Maintenance Director. He then worked as Maintenance Supervisor at Royal Estates. John was a longtime member of Wichita County Young Farmers. He joined to be close to his kids as they spent many years raising and showing animals.

His father preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene of Valley View; two sons, Michael C. Phillips of Oak Point and Jon Mark Phillips of Valley View; mother, Helen Bettencourt of Deming, NM; sister, Kay Hoagland of Deming, NM; and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 1to 2 p.m. Friday at Dutton Funeral Home Chapel.

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