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Johnny Lee Phillips

July 21, 1950 — December 11, 2022

MOULTRIE, GA – Johnny Lee Phillips, 72, of Moultrie, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2022.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at Hopewell Baptist Church with Reverend Julian Griner officiating.  Interment will follow in Hopewell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at Cobb Funeral Chapel.

Casketbearers will be Tommy Beckham, J. Reid Phillips, Dawson Wainright, Scott Connell, Brandon Connell, and Matt Deal.

Born July 21, 1950, in Boston, Georgia, he was the son of the late C.T. Phillips and Pauline Jordan Phillips.  Mr. Phillips retired from Connell Electric as an electrician and was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.  He loved his family and worked hard to provide for them.   Mr. Phillips was an avid spectator and supporter of all his grandchildren’s events and activities.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Gerald Phillips, Jerry Phillips, Larry Phillips and wife Hazel; sister, Debbie Collier; brother-in-law, Buster Morgan; sister-in-law, Kay Connell; niece, Loretta Phillips Williams.  

Survivors include his devoted wife of 51 years, Lucy Connell Phillips of Moultrie; children, Lisa Beckham and husband Scott of Valdosta, John Phillips and wife Carman of Blackshear; grandchildren, Harlie Wainright and husband Dawson, Kristin Jackson and husband Toddrick, J. Reid Phillips, Dani Beckham, Thomas “Tommy” Beckham; fur baby, “Baby”; sisters, Gail Garren, Deanie Wilson and husband Danny all of Coolidge; several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Memorial contributions may be made to Colquitt Regional Hospice, PO Box 3548, Moultrie, GA 31776 and GHC Hospice, 1908 Tebeau St, Waycross, GA 31501.

Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.  Please sign the online guestbook at

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