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Obituary: Phillip Creed Jeffries, 81, Green Co., KY

He was a Korean War hero who earned the Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Medal, Korean Service Medal, Bronze Campaign Star, and the United Nations Service Medal. He was retired after 31 years as police officer. He was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. James L. Pruitt Post #5813, of the American Legion Rod Lowe Post 124, and of the Disabled Veterans of America
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Mr. Phillip Creed Jeffries of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late Ben Jeffries and Nona Whitlock Jeffries, was born on December 13, 1929 in Green County and departed this life on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital. He was 81 years and 15 days of age.

The funeral services for Mr. Phillip Creed Jeffries will be conducted at 10amCT, Friday, December 31, 2010 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Green County Memory Gardens with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation is requested from 2pm-9pmCT, Thursday, December 30, 2010, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Friday, December 31, 2010, until time of the funeral service.


Pallbearers: Randy Milby, Marvin Milby, Jr., Ronnie Moran, Adam Whitlock, Robbie Beard, Dannie Judd, Rick Robb, Larry Moran, and Wayne Edwards.

Mr. Phillip Creed Jeffries, Green Co., KY (1929-2010)

Mr. Phillip Creed Jeffries of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late Ben Jeffries and Nona Whitlock Jeffries, was born on Friday, December 13, 1929 in Green Co., KY, and departed this life on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 in Greensburg, Green Co, KY. He was 81 years and 15 days of age.Honorary pallbearers: V.F.W. James L. Pruitt Post #5813 Members and Auxiliary

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.

He retired after serving as a City Police Officer for 31 years for the Greensburg City Police Department.

He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Army from 1950 to 1952. He was wounded in combat. Upon his honorable discharge, Mr. Jeffries received the Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart recipient, Korean Service Medal with Bronze Campaign Star, and the United Nations Service Medal.

He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. James L. Pruitt Post #5813, American Legion Rod Lowe Post 124 member, and a member of the Disabled Veterans of America.

He united in marriage to Pearldean Pierce-Judd on February 8, 1994 who survives.

Other survivors include an ex-wife, Rebecca Sue Squires of Green County. To this union was born Phillip Herman Jeffries and his companion Clarence Price of Green Co., KY; Tammy Jeffries Buggs and her husband Russell of Washington Co., KY; Charles "Choppie" Jeffries and his wife Marla of Green Co., KY; Malinda Jeffries and her companion Finis Milby of Green Co., KY.

Other survivors include the following:
  • Two step-children: Anita and her husband Vernon "Tinker" White and Glen Judd and his wife Janet of Green Co., KY

  • A sister and brother-in-law: Eloise and Roy Pierson of Jeffersonville, IN

  • An aunt: Ethel Adams of Green Co., KY

  • Ten grandchildren

  • Eight step grandchildren

  • Six great-grandchildren

  • Nine step great grandchildren

  • A host of other relatives and friends
Mr. Jeffries was also preceded in death by a brother: Clemon Jeffries.

The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY in charge of arrangements.


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