Monnie D. Phillips, 84, of Dumas, died Saturday, November 23, 2019.
Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel, 500 N. Maddox. Burial will be at the Dumas Cemetery.
Monnie was born on November 23, 1935 in Shamrock, Texas to Elmo Lawson Phillips and Callie Rebecca Phillips. He graduated from Panhandle High School and earned his Bachelors degree and Masters from West Texas State University. He served in the U.S. Navy. Monnie had taught in Pringle and in the Dumas Jr. High School for over thirty-five years. He loved to play softball and coach when he was younger. He also enjoyed playing golf and hit a hole in one at North Plains Country Club. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
He married Vicki Wiggins on November 22, 1961 in Canyon, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Callie Rebecca Phillips; two brothers, Elmo Phillips Jr. and Ed Phillips; and a sister, Wanda Kiser.
He is survived by his wife, Vicki Phillips of Dumas; three sons, Clay Phillips and wife Kara of Lakewood, N.Y., Ronnie D. Phillips and Penny of Burleson, Tx., and Jay Phillips of Dumas; a sister, Peggy Walvoord and husband David of Amarillo; and two grandchildren, Payton Phillips and Scott Phillips.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
The family suggests memorials be to Moore County Hospice, 224 E. 2nd, Dumas, Texas 79029 or the First Baptist Church, 420 S. Bliss Ave., Dumas, Texas 79029