Conley W. Phillips (2018-09-13 15:07:19)

Conley W. Phillips, age 84, of South Pine Run Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday afternoon, September 11, 2018, at his home

Conley was born November 6, 1933 in Ashe County, a son of the late S.E. "Dock" Phillips and Beulah Greer Phillips. He was the retired owner/operator of a Exxon Service Station, and a member of Rutherwood Baptist Church.

Conley is survived by his wife, Mary Frances Norris Phillips of the home; three nephews, Claude E. Phillips, Jr. and wife Laurie of Deep Gap, Randy Phillips of Etowah, North Carolina, and Dale Phillips and wife Linda Marie of Etowah; two great-nephews, Claude E. Phillips, III and wife Shannon of Las Vegas, Nevada, and David H. Phillips and wife Kristin of Anchorage, Alaska, and four great-nieces, Rebecca L. Phillips of Bluff City, Tennessee, Jasmine Phillips of Etowah, North Carolina, Megan Wright and husband Will of Taylor, South Carolina, and Christin Phillips of Etowah. He is also survived by a number of great great-nieces and great great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Claudia Jean Phillips; one half-sister, Ruth Walker; two brothers, Claude Ellis Phillips, Sr., and James Arthur Phillips, and two sisters-in-law, Marjorie Cook Phillips and Carolyn Phillips.

Funeral services for Conley W. Phillips will be conducted Saturday afternoon, September 15, 2018, at 3:00 o'clock, at Rutherwood Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 3:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Peter Vandenberg and Mr. Tim Moretz. Burial will follow in Rutherwood Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon, from 1:00 until 3:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Medi Home Hospice, 100 Shadowline Drive, Suite B, Boone, North Carolina, 28607, or to Rutherwood Baptist Church, 142 Don Hayes Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

Online condolences may be sent to the Phillips family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.