Burial Date August 30, 2021
Funeral services for Henry Dean Phillips, IV, 64 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.
Henry Dean Phillips, IV, 64 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma entered into Heaven on August 26, 2021 at 9:36 am.
He was born December 15, 1956 in Ipswitch, England Air Force Base, the son of Freda Jean (Hatter) Phillips Covey and Henry Edward Phillips, III. He married his wonderful wife, best friend and soul mate of 45 years, Pamela Denise (Fleming) Phillips on November 28, 1975. In that 45 years, they were blessed with four children, twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Phillips was a U.S. Army Veteran and the Pastor of New Covenant Fellowship Church of Sallisaw where he was a spiritual father to many. He enjoyed farming his land, making his cows his pets and a wonderful dog Jake whom he called “Fred”. He was a devoted family man who would do anything for his family. His other great passions were studying the word of God, his fast cars and traveling the country with his wife and children.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela of the home; two daughters, Kimberly Denise Earls and husband, Isaac of Muldrow, OK, Rachel Ranee Fair and husband, Kevin of Sallisaw, OK; two sons, Henry Edward Phillips V and wife, Tanya of Sallisaw, OK, and Tony McGuire and wife, Teresa of Sallisaw, OK; twelve grandchildren: Katie Barton, Ariana Dill, Kaylin Harmon, Charisma Howard, Alexis Asbill, Jacob Bishop (McGee), Henry Phillips VI, Tommy Asbill, Halie Asbill, Cassandra Watkins, Whitley Catlett and Braydon Catlett and five great grandchildren: Haedleigh Barton, Brayden Dill, Johnathan Howard, Ellie Dill and Bella Moon Barton and two step-brothers: Randy Covey and wife, Cindy of Antioch, CA and Brad Covey and wife, Dee of Pleasant Hills, CA.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Heath Catlett; step-brother, Ricky Covey and step-father, Clarence Covey.
Henry was loved beyond measure and was the strength behind his family. He will be missed greatly, but we can all take delight in knowing he is finally in his father’s arms and walking in his presence until we see him again.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.
Active Pallbearers will be his grandsons: Tommy Asbill, Henry Phillips, Braydon Catlett, Jacob Bishop, Cody Dill and William Beller.
Honorary Pallbearers will be The Men of New Covenant Fellowship Church.
Viewing will be at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw where the family will greet 6 – 8 pm Sunday.