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Barry Leland Phillips

June 3, 1949 — July 1, 2021

Barry Leland Phillips

Mr. Barry Leland Phillips, 72, of Elberton, passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital. following a sudden illness.

Mr. Phillips was born in Elberton on June 3, 1949, son of the late Haskell Phillips and Sarah Nell “Sabie” Anderson Philips. He was a retired welder having worked for Flour Daniel in Greenville, SC.

Survivors include his longtime companion, Barbara Lynn of Greenville, SC; daughter, Blair and Rusty Burdette of Elberton; daughter-in-law, Merci and Jimmy Hunter of Elberton; sister, Marsha and Jimmy Robinson of Greenville, SC; and grandchildren: Braxton Burdette, Georgia Phillips, Brylie Burdette, Amelia Phillips, Brinson Burdette, Brody Burdette, Ansley Hunter, and Kane Hunter.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son Brent Leland Phillips.

At Barry’s request, a private celebration of life service will be held.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Barry Leland Phillips.

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