November 4 1940 February 25 2020
Phillip Morris Thurman Springhill, LA Funeral services for Mr. Phillip Morris Thurman, age 79, will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, February 28, 2020, at the Springhill Missionary Baptist Church, Springhill, LA with Rev. Todd Pickard and Rev. Chris Westbrook officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Branch Cemetery, Taylor, AR under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Bailey Funeral Home. Mr. Thurman was born on November 4, 1940 to Melvin Oswald and Edna Lula Nelson Thurman in Springhill, LA and passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Shreveport, LA. He was a faithful member of Springhill Missionary Baptist Church and was retired from the State of Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles after 27 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force and was a member and Past Master of the Springhill Masonic Lodge #348 FandAM where he also served as treasurer for many years. He is survived by his daughter, Kelly Holman and husband, Dale of Locust Grove, OK; son, Richard Thurman of McKinney, TX; two granddaughters, Erika Thurman and Abigail Thurman; brother, Mike Thurman and wife, Mary of Benton, LA; niece, Bonnie Long Humphrey and husband, Don of Waskom, TX; nephew, Danny Long and wife, Shelia of Nacogdoches, TX; and a host of cousins and other extended family members. Mr. Thurman was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dawn R. Thurman; sisters, Mary Lou Thurman, Brenda Nell Thurman Long; and brother-in-law, Floyd F. Long. Pallbearers will be Harry G. Nelson, Tollie Joe Thomas, Kenneth Lyons, Mickey Covington, Glenn Robertson, and David Steelman. Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Barnard, Jackie Martin, and members of the Springhill Masonic Lodge #348 FandAM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children – Shreveport, donate.lovetotherescue.org. Sign our online guest book at www.baileyfuneralhome.net Bailey Funeral Home Springhill, LA 318-539-3555 To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Phillip Morris Thurman please visit our Sympathy Store.
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