Transcribed from National Road Traveler (Cambridge City, Indiana) – June 25, 1964
CONNERSVILLE — Orval Phillips, sr., 73 years old, 821 Scott street, died Thursday night. He had been a patient at Fayette Memorial hospital. He came to Connersville 42 years ago from Beatrice, Neb. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Milton Methodist church.
Survivors are his widow, Maggie McCowan Phillips; two daughters, Mrs. Frank Rockafellow, Rural Route 5, and Mrs. Ray Adams of Largo, Fla.; a son, Orville, jr., Rural Route 1, Milton; a sister, Mrs. Walter Gillis, of Auburn, Neb.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services for Mr. Phillips were at 1 p. m. Monday at Myers funeral home with Rev. Glen Beck and Rev. Grover Housman officiating. Burial was in Dale cemetery.
(Orval Phillips was my great uncle.)