Phillips, Tony Gray

Male 1947 - 2002  (54 years)

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  • Name Phillips, Tony Gray 
    Born 3 Jul 1947 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 May 2002 
    • MOUNT AIRY - Dr. Tony Gray Phillips, 54, of 358 Robin Road, the husband of Judith Hufham Phillips, passed away May 13, 2002, at the Columbus County Hospital in Whiteville. Dr. Phillips was born in Surry County July 3, 1947, the son of Oberay Atkinson Phillips and the late Thomas Daniel Phillips. Dr. Phillips graduated from Mount Airy High School and East Carolina University. He studied for his postgraduate degrees at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Appalachian State University and received his doctorate of education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Phillips was principal of Mount Airy Junior High School and Jones Elementary School for many years. After his tenure as principal, he worked as director of a school-assistance team with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction and the N.C. Department of Education; after two years he returned to the Mount Airy city schools and served as executive director of curriculum and student services. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church, in Mount Airy. Surviving are his wife, Judith Hufham Phillips of the home; his mother, Mrs. Oberay A. Phillips of Mount Airy; his sister, Tommye Lynn Phillips of Mount Airy; his mother-in-law, Mrs. E.L. (Margaret) Hufham of Chadbourn; and many friends and colleagues. Dr. Phillips was preceded in death by his father, Thomas D. Phillips; and his father-in-law, E.L. Hufham. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today, May 16, 2002, at Central United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Phillip Cole. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery. The Phillips family received friends Wednesday night at Moody Funeral Home, Mount Airy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dr. Tony G. Phillips Scholarship Fund at Mount Airy High School c/o Diane Hart, accountant, Mount Airy High School, 1011 N. South St., Mount Airy, NC 27030.
    Person ID I9674  Hougham
    Last Modified 20 May 2002 

    Father Living 
    Mother Atkinson, Oberay Inez
              b. 4 Sep 1917
              d. 13 Mar 2004, Mount Airy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
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