Macon County Chronicle

James Phillip Farley, better known as “Phillip”, 45

James Phillip Farley, better known as “Phillip”, age 45, passed away March 6, 2009, in Gallatin, Tenn. Funeral services were conducted Sun., March 8, 2009 from the chapel of the Alexander Funeral Home with Elder G. W. Knight and Brother Jerry Watson officiating. Billy Sloan, Jerry Johnson, Carlos Keene, and Donnie Gregory served as honorary pallbearers. Jeff Sloan, Jason Sloan, Butch Jones, Joel Jones, Scottie Langford, and Jessie Johnson served as active pallbearers.  Interment followed in the Eulia Cemetery. Phillip Farley was born to Elder Farley Jr. and Maggie Earlene Knight Farley, who preceded him in death in 2004.  Besides his parents, a sister, Annette Farley also preceded him in death. Phillip had worked at the Tim Bar Packaging Company for several years and later at the Custom Packaging Company as a machine operator. He enjoyed fishing, being outdoors, playing rook with his friends and watching T.V.  He played guitar and loved music. Phillip was a loving father who enjoyed being with his children and his grandson. He was a member of the Willard Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by, son, Drew Farley of Lafayette, Tenn., daughter, Ashley Farley of Hartsville, Tenn., grandson, Dalton Lee Watts, brother, Ricky Farley of Chicago, IL, sisters and brothers-in-law, Wanda (Billy) Sloan of Gallatin, Tenn., Evelyn (Jerry ) Johnson of Lafayette, Tenn., Geraldine (Donnie) Gregory, Cindy (Carlos) Keene all of Hartsville, Tenn., special friends, Betty, little Emma, and family.