Saturday, April 23, 2011

Sympathy to Meg, Libby and all the Phillips family on the loss of Claude Phillips

Claude D. Phillips
Apr 23, 2011
Claude D. Phillips
RALEIGH—Claude Douglas Phillips, Sr., 70, of Rock Quarry Road died Saturday. A native of Wake Co. he was the son of the late, Douglas and Margaret Bagwell Phillips, and a 1958 graduate of Garner High School. Claude drove his dump truck for 10 years after farming tobacco for 26 years. Even though he was a successful farmer he would be the first to tell you that the best crop he ever helped raise was his 5 children and 12 grandchildren. He loved the land and he loved his family. Claude was preceded in death by his step daughter Wendy Rose whom he loved very much.

Funeral services will be 6:00 PM Tuesday at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends following the service. Burial will be Wednesday.

Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Patricia Phillips; his four children, Suzanne Mitchell and husband, Brian of Goldsboro, Libby Pearce of Clearwater Beach, FL, Meg Dare and husband, Mike of Garner, Doug Phillips and wife, Stephanie of Garner; sister, Anne Holland and husband, Henry of Raleigh; grandchildren, Matt, Megan and Roscoe Pearce of Clearwater, Beach, FL; Luke, Phillip and Ben Mitchell of Goldsboro, Mitch, Montana, Jeremy and Claudia Dare, Jacob and Sam Phillips; nephew, Deuce Wall and wife, Kathy all of Garner and his faithful dog, Cocoa.

Contributions may be made to The Salvation Army, 215 S. Person Street, Raleigh, NC, 27604, Attn; Wake Co. Tornado Relief.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

RIP Coach Liles (from North Garner Jr. High)

Many of us had Henry Liles as a teacher/coach at North Garner during junior high. Coach Liles passed away this weekend and the funeral will be Monday morning. Our condolences to his family.


Henry Dowell Liles, Sr.
Nov. 23, 1931 – APR. 16, 2011
Henry Dowell Liles, Sr., 79, died Saturday. A native of Wake County, he was the son of the late David and Lillie Liles. Mr. Liles retired after 30 years of service as a teacher and coach. He was a dedicated educator and friend who loyally served and loved the children of Garner.

Funeral services will be 11 AM, Monday at Fellowship Baptist Church, Raleigh. Burial will follow at Wake Crossroad Baptist Church Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife Ingeborg Liles; son, Hank D. Liles, Jr. of Clayton; daughter. Brenda Liles Buday of Raleigh; stepchildren, Laurie Keyser of Clayton and Phil Sauls of Fuquay-Varina; brother Glenwood Liles; grandchildren, Henry D. Liles III., Brianna Elisabeth Buday, Kimi Amber Liles, Kris Lee, Dylan Massey, Logan Pearce, Erika Pearce and Abigail Keyser.

The family will receive friends 4-6 PM Sunday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.
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