Bryan was born in Whitfield County, September 3, 1974, son of Jerry Phillips and the late Terri Duffey. He was a 1993 graduate of Calhoun High School and a member the Echota Baptist Church but had been attending Meadowdale Baptist Church at the time of his death. He was preceded in death by his mother, Terri Duffey Lipscomb, grandparents, Max and Mary Phillips and a grandfather, Felton K. Duffey.
Survivors include his father, Jerry Phillips and his wife JoAnn, two sisters, Calista Avery and her husband Howell, and Shalaina Lipscomb all of Calhoun. Grandmothers, Brenda Holsomback and Bobby of Sugar Valley, Estelle Childers of Jasper, and Shelia Duffey of Calhoun. One niece, Zoey Avery as well as a number of other aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services were conducted Monday August 6 at 11 a.m. from the Meadowdale Baptist Church with Dr. Steven Pearson officiating Ron and Faye Bentley had charge of the music. Burial followed in Gordon Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers served included, Joseph Phillips, James Phillips, Zack Gwin, Eric Tate, Richard Avery, and Dustin Fowler.
The family received friends from 5-9 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home.
The family request that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the family for finale expenses at 347 Switch Connector Road, SW, Calhoun, Georgia, 30701.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.