The Gastonia Gazette, Wed 7 Dec 1949, og 14, col. 4-5

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The Gastonia Gazette, Wed 7 Dec 1949, og 14, col. 4-5 - Tuesday the Dr. C. E. Phillips Passes At Age 53...
Tuesday the Dr. C. E. Phillips Passes At Age 53 in in a for the was the But in in them false Dr. C. E. Phillips, E3, who was pastor of Temple Baptist Church ere for 11 years, until forced into etlrement by a cerebral thrombosis n 1948, died at his home, 401 Moena street, at 10:05 Tuesday night. le was pastor of Long Creek Memorial Church for seven years prior o coming to Gastonin In 1937, and had earlier served pastorates at arious Methodist charges In this ection of the state, having begun his ministerial career in that faith. Rev. Dr. Phillips was born July 6, 1896, in Cleveland county, a son of the late Columbus A. and Ollie Wilson Phillips of the Polkville community. He got his early education there and at Piedmont-High School and Business College at Lawndale. He also attended Hamilton College of Law, Chicago. 111., and completed studies in law at LaSalle University, Chicago. Having been called to the ministry Dr. Phillips abandoned his pursuit of law and received his preparation for the ministry at the College of Divine Metaphysics of Indianap oils, Ind., graduating with the de gree of Doctor of Divinity. Licenset in his local church in 1919 in Cleve land county he entered conferenc classes and was ordained an elde in Thomasville in 1923. His first as Hev. W. Arthur Hoffman has been named trustee. All Master Masons and H«dmen are asked to sit in a group at the services. Survivors of Dr. Phillips are his ift, Jennie Hoyle Phillips; three sons, Ervln of the home, Hoyle A. nd Evan M. of Gastonia; two aughters, Mrs. Thomas E. Ledford of Dallas, Mrs. J. Norman Young of harlotte; three grandchildren; one ister, Mrs. Robert Lester Smith of Gastonia; two brothers. Fay D. 'hillips of LaFrance, S. C., and Horace M. Phillips of Gastonia. slgnment was as pastor of Bess Chapel, and he also served in Bes semer City. Fairfield, Cornelius Lincolnton, New Hope, and at Page land, S. C. In !929, Dr. Phillips resigned as member of the annual Methodist Conference and united with First Negro News -BY MAUDE JEFFERS— Telephone 5-5133 Cramerton, or to, organizations. one Baptist Church in Bessemer City the following year and became assistant pastor there. He accepted the pastorate at Long Creek Memorial Baptist Church,. Dallas, in 1930. He was called to Temple Baptist Church in late 1937. Dr. Phillips was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of Holland Memorial Lodge 668. a member of the York Rite bodies in Gastonia, and belonged to the Dallas tribe of Redmen. Funeral services are scheduled for 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon al Creek Memorial Baptist Church. The body will remain at Carothers Funeral Chapel until taV"n to the church to lie in state one hour prior to the service. Burial is to be in Hollywood cemetery here. Rev. Hobart Rogers of Asheville will conduct the services, assisted by Rev. Arthur Hoffman, Rev. W. Earl Armstrong, and his pastor, Dr. Judson L. Vipperman. Pallbearers will be members of the Men's Bible EASTERN STAR THURSDAY The Martin Rebecca Chapter o the Order of Eastern Star will meet Thursday, December 8, In the chapter room at 1 o'clock, opening in Eastern Star degree; Mrs. Ella Kensler is worthy matron and Mrs. H. J. Envin is secretary. ST. PAUL'S BAPTIST CHURCH The Senior Missionary Circle of St. Paul's Baptist Church will sponsor a bazaar Thursday and Friday, December 8-9 in the church basement. There will be candies, cakes, and many other things on display and for sale. the other principle barrel, until Class of Long Creek church and honorary pallbearers are to be ministers of the city. At the deceased's own request the family asks that there be no flowers, but that those desiring might instead contribute to a ministerial student fund for which Boy Injured By Truck Better Condition of Jerry Devinney three-year-old boy who was struck by a track Saturday, is reported as improved. The son of W. H. Devinney of 1426 East Airline avenue, Jerry ran against the side of a track OH Ozark avenue: He is being treated for a broken leg, pelvic and other injurie at Garrison General Hospital. Ear Roberts of McAdenville was drivin the Mecklenburg packing truck in volvecl in the accident. He wa placed under $1.000 bond following the accident. However, Police Officers G. C. Bates and J. C. Propst said Roberts drove off the road an attempt to avoid striking the child. PRAYER SERVICE TONIGHT Regular midweek prayer and praise service will be held at First Presbyterian Church tonight

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