June 6, 1950 - March 2, 2022
Funeral services for Newman Phillips will be held Saturday, March, 5, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah. Interment will follow at the Unusee-Harjochee-Phillips Family Cemetery in Okemah. A wake service will be Friday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel. Newman Phillips was born June 6, 1950 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Willie and Ella (Unussee) Phillips. He passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at his home in Okemah at the age of 71. Newman was a resident of the Okemah area all of his life. He worked many years in the tree and line service industry and on August 4, 2012, in Okemah, he married Regina Holahta. Newman enjoyed yardwork, OSU athletics, professional wrestling, and playing horseshoes. He also loved helping people. Newman would help anyone in need, he was a good man and hard worker who will be dearly missed. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ella and Willie Phillips and Juanita and Jose Harjochee; and three brothers, Amos Phillips, Roman Phillips and Lewis B. Harjochee; sister, Martha Duvall. Survivors include his wife, Regina of the home; children, Jerrold Phillips, Phil Phillips, Jennifer Wabaunsee; Kimberly Carmona, Naomi Mitchell, Chenena Phillips, Wolfe Phillips, Noah Phillips and Reanna Duvall, Robyn Gaches, Russell Locust and Randall Locust; brothers, Martin Phillips of Okemah and Timmy Harjochee of Ada; sisters, Helen Phillips of Okemah, Irene Culley of Okemah and Mollie Lawhead of Tahlequah and 20 grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers will be Kyle Osburn, Adam West, Adrian Mitchell, Sergio Bernal, Cody Phillips and Noah Phillips. Honorary bearers include the Okfuskee Ceremonial Men and Reuben Culley, Aaron Culley, Timmy Holahta and Bonnie Thomas. Services will be under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home and officiated by Rev. Oscar Hicks. Online condolences may be made at www.ParksBrothersFuneralHome.com.
Funeral services for Newman Phillips will be held Saturday, March, 5, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah. Interment will follow at the Unusee-Harjochee-Phillips Family Cemetery in Okemah. A wake service will... View Obituary & Service Information
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