The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Nazarene Church of Jesus Christ COGIC, 2286 Pineville Road, Buena Vista, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Buena Vista City Cemetery, Buena Vista, Georgia with full military honors.
Clarence Elbert Phillips, Jr., better known as “Bro Bro,” was born October 18, 1970 to Crystal Ann Sales Gilder and the late Clarence Phillips, Sr. in Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia. Clarence received his Christian training in the local churches. He was educated in the public school system of Marion County and a 1989 graduate of Tri-County High School. Clarence was a veteran of the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1992. His tour of duty was served during the Desert Storm Crisis. Clarence was a member of the Greater Faith Ministries. He was employed at various jobs, which included Tyson Foods in the maintenance department, King Custom, AAA, and T & R.
He was married to the former Shanita Chaney. To this union, they were blessed with three children. Two children, Roderick and Raheem, preceded him in death. Clarence was a dedicated member of the BVR Motorcycle Club; dedicated Coach for the Buena Vista Recreational Department; and a member of the American Legion Post #309.
Survivors are a beloved wife of ten years, Shanita Chaney Phillips, Buena Vista, Georgia; one son, Carmello Phillips, Buena Vista, Georgia; mother, Crystal Gilder, Buena Vista, Georgia; stepfather, Roosevelt Gilder, Buena Vista, Georgia; three siblings, Kim McKenzie (Steve), Tasha Chinn, all of Buena Vista, Georgia, and Tenisia Willis (Roderick), Waverly Hall, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Bobbie McKinney, Annie Rose Walton, Annita Wimbush (Elem), all of Buena Vista, Georgia, Ozella Walton (Willie), Columbus, Georgia, Hawaiian Sales, Jr., Buena Vista, Georgia; great aunt and great uncle, Kenneth Beckford, Greenville, South Carolina and Lucille Braswell, Cuthbert, Georgia; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Hosie Chaney (Ann), Bronwood, Georgia and Darlene Andrews (Jessie), Preston, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Donzella Brown, Preston, Georgia; nieces and nephews, Robert McKenzie, Jr. (Chasity Burton), Dayterious Chinn, Robyn Willis, Rachel Willis, Sage Davis, Riana McKenzie, Rashaud McKenzie, Donyanyse Terry, Jazmine Terry, Kelsey Terry, Kyrie Geddis, and Imani Jones; a host of other relatives and friends, including two devoted friends, Milton Minter and Robert Fudge.
- BV Riders MC(Friday, November 22 13 10:37 pm EST)
Our family chain has been broken and our lives are not the same but as God calls us one by one the chain will link again.....R.I.P. House Rocker ...forever a BVRider.....
- Tyrone&Renea Johnson(Thursday, November 21 13 06:29 pm EST)
We want to express our deepest sympathy for your loss and to let you know that our thoughts are with you.
- GERALDINE WILLIAMS(Wednesday, November 20 13 01:13 pm EST)
OUR PRAYERS OR WITH YOU ALL. THE,WILLIAMS FAMILY.
- REV. REGINALD DINKINS(Tuesday, November 19 13 11:19 pm EST)
MY HEARTFELT SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY. REMEMBER EARTH HAS NO SORROW THAT HEAVEN CAN'T FEEL.
- The Cook and Riggins Families(Tuesday, November 19 13 06:13 pm EST)
We wish to let you know that our family grieves with you.You have our deepest sympathies and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
- Willie Mae Davis(Tuesday, November 19 13 03:45 pm EST)
may god bless your family
- Cheryl Holt-Ellis(Tuesday, November 19 13 11:39 am EST)
You All Are In My Prayers.Sorry For You Lost. Zelma And Cheryl 'BBD Holt-Ellis And Family.Tuscaloosa Alabama
- Woodrow and Angela Terry(Monday, November 18 13 07:54 am EST)
To the family you all have our deepest sympathy and are in our prayers. May the Holy Spirit comfort and guide you during your time of sorrow. Always remember that God's love is with you now and forever....RIP Bro Bro!!! You will be missed!!!