Jonah Kermit Phillips

Nov. 13, 2012 @ 12:32 AM

Jonah Kermit Phillips, age 72 of Sevierville, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012, at his home. He attended Dupont Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Effie Phillips; brother, Harry Phillips; and guardians, Wesley and Miranda Sutton.

Survivors: wife, Clara Phillips; children, Veronica Koehler and husband Keith, Michael Phillips, Tracy DiStrola and husband Andy, Trena Arwood and husband Michael, Trent Tallent and wife Jody; grandchildren, Brooks Tarwater, Jeremy Tarwater and wife Ally, Natasha Wynn and husband Jason, Nicole Pancotto, Sidney Arwood, Hannah Tallent, Jake Tallent; great grandchild, Kellar Tarwater; sister, Betty Jo Fortner; special cousin and best friend, Don Phillips and wife Kay; very special neighbors and friends.

Funeral service 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Dallas Moore officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Thursday in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Atchley funeral Home, Sevierville.