Willis Jefferson Phebus  ‎(I0011)‎
Name:
Willis Jefferson Phebus

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 2 January 1881 37 33 Terrell, TN ‎(Obion)‎
Death: 12 September 1942 ‎(Age 61)‎ Ridgely, TN ‎(Lake)‎

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JEFF PHEBUS RITES ARE HELD SUNDAY IN RIDGELY

Funeral services were held Sunday
afternoon at the home in Ridgely for
Jeff Phebus, 61 years old, who died
Saturday after a rather lengthy siege
of poor health. Mr. Phebus had been
a resident of Ridgely for many years,
most of which time he was identified
with the cafe business.

Following services conducted by the
Rev. Dan Overall, the remains were
taken to Union City for interment in
East View Cemetery.

Willis Jeff Phebus was born Jan 2,
1881 in Obion County, and attended
the schools in Union City. He was
wed twice, the last time to Miss Fannie
Reeves of Ridgely on Jan. 8, 1921.

Surviving the death are his wife;
four sons, George Phebus, Monroe,
La., Jack Phebus, Millington, Tenn.,
Horace Phebus, Ridgely and
Norman Phebus, Ridgely; one
daughter, Ruth, aged 2; three grandchildren;
one sister, Mrs. Hellen
Rhea of Bradenton, Fla.

At the service, a choir sang "Rock of
Ages" and "Sweet Bye and Bye."
Pall bearers were Clyde McCutchen,
John Cox, Rupert Bird, Frank Taylor,
J. G. Shull and G. F. Richardson.

People from out of county who came
to attend the Phebus rites included:
from Union City, Mrs. Jimmy Phebus,
Mr. and Mrs. John Bushart, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Herman Seates, Mr.
and Mrs. Charlie Haskins, Mr. and
Mrs. Ben Haskins, Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Nailing and Mrs. Minnie Haskins; Mr.
and Mrs. George Phebus of Monroe,
La; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Phebus of
Millington; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard
Phebus, Benton, Ky.; Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Hutchison, Dyersburg; Miss
Dorothy Phebus, Covington; and
Mrs. Crawford Crouch and Mrs.
Viola Craig of Tiptonville.


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Family with Parents
Father
George Washington Phebus ‎(I0016)‎
Birth 6 April 1843 45 Perry Co., TN
Death 30 January 1925 ‎(Age 81)‎ Obion Co., TN
4 years
Mother
 
Harriette Delphia Walker ‎(I0017)‎
Birth 10 June 1847 29 31 Hickman Co., TN
Death 10 November 1922 ‎(Age 75)‎ Obion Co., TN

Marriage: 28 August 1863 -- Humphreys Co., TN
2 years
#1
Brother
William Lankford Phebus ‎(I0029)‎
Birth 21 July 1865 22 18 Humphreys Co., Tennessee
Death 29 October 1865 ‎(Age 3 months)‎ Humphreys Co., Tennessee
18 months
#2
Brother
Jarrett Leonard Phebus ‎(I0030)‎
Birth 7 January 1867 23 19 Humphreys Co., Tennessee
Death 21 November 1896 ‎(Age 29)‎ Obion Co., Tennessee
2 years
#3
Brother
John Edward Phebus ‎(I0031)‎
Birth 12 April 1869 26 21 Humphreys Co., Tennessee
Death 30 October 1870 ‎(Age 18 months)‎ Humphreys Co., Tennessee
4 years
#4
Brother
George Wright Phebus ‎(I0032)‎
Birth 8 March 1873 29 25 Humphreys Co., Tennessee
Death 14 April 1942 ‎(Age 69)‎ Union City, Tennessee ‎(Obion Co.)‎
2 years
#5
Brother
Walter Lavelle Phebus ‎(I0033)‎
Birth 7 December 1874 31 27 Obion Co., Tennessee
Death October 1941 ‎(Age 66)‎ Berwin, Maryland
2 years
#6
Sister
Helen Fraulene Phebus ‎(I0034)‎
Birth 8 February 1877 33 29 Obion Co., Tennessee
Death Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee
2 years
#7
Sister
Mittilene Phebus ‎(I0035)‎
Birth 1 December 1878 35 31 Obion Co., Tennessee
Death 5 July 1889 ‎(Age 10)‎ Obion Co., Tennessee
2 years
#8
Willis Jefferson Phebus ‎(I0011)‎
Birth 2 January 1881 37 33 Terrell, TN ‎(Obion)‎
Death 12 September 1942 ‎(Age 61)‎ Ridgely, TN ‎(Lake)‎
7 years
#9
Brother
Walker Cleveland Phebus ‎(I0036)‎
Birth 29 September 1887 44 40 Obion Co., Tennessee
Death 22 June 1929 ‎(Age 41)‎ Knoxville, Tennessee
Family with Eula Mae Parrish
Willis Jefferson Phebus ‎(I0011)‎
Birth 2 January 1881 37 33 Terrell, TN ‎(Obion)‎
Death 12 September 1942 ‎(Age 61)‎ Ridgely, TN ‎(Lake)‎
3 years
Wife
 
Eula Mae Parrish ‎(I0013)‎
Birth 17 January 1884 44 37 Terrell, TN ‎(Obion)‎
Death 31 December 1916 ‎(Age 32)‎ Memphis, TN ‎(Shelby)‎

Marriage: 20 January 1901
1 year
#1
Son
George Young Phebus ‎(I0014)‎
Birth 9 January 1902 21 17 Obion Co., Tennessee
Death 12 January 1969 ‎(Age 67)‎ Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA
3 years
#2
Son
Martin Albert Phebus ‎(I0015)‎
Birth 28 April 1905 24 21 Obion Co., Tennessee
Death 9 May 1979 ‎(Age 74)‎ Millington, Tennessee
2 years
#3
Son
Horace Greely Phebus ‎(I0020)‎
Birth 25 August 1907 26 23 Terrell, Tennessee ‎(Obion Co.)‎
Death 9 February 1972 ‎(Age 64)‎ Dyersburg, Tennessee
Family with Fannie May Reeves
Willis Jefferson Phebus ‎(I0011)‎
Birth 2 January 1881 37 33 Terrell, TN ‎(Obion)‎
Death 12 September 1942 ‎(Age 61)‎ Ridgely, TN ‎(Lake)‎
Wife
Fannie May Reeves ‎(I0113)‎
Birth  
Death  

Marriage: after 1916 -- Ridgely, Lake County, Tennessee
12 years
#1
Son
Norman Willis Phebus ‎(I0114)‎
Birth 10 November 1927 46
Death April 1978 ‎(Age 50)‎ Florida
13 years
#2
Daughter
Ruth Evelyn Phebus ‎(I0115)‎
Birth 4 February 1941 60