JEFFERSON - Phillip Dale Lively, 58, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2013.
He was born in Atlanta, the son of the late Frank Thomas Lively and Frances Lucille White Lively. Mr. Lively was in construction and was of the Baptist denomination. In 2007 he was nominated for the Father of the Year award by the Easter Seals Child Development Center in Jackson County. Mr. Lively was preceded in death by brothers, Tommy and Ronnie Lively; and sisters, Brenda Stephens and Charlotte Lively.
Survivors include his wife, Debra Lively; children, Robert James Lively, Eddie Lee Lively, Shyanne Cannon, and Hailey Bonce, all of Jefferson; brother, Frank Alvin Lively, Lula; and a sister, Debra Riley, Phoenix, Ariz.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Phillip Ramey officiating. The burial will follow in the Evans Memory Gardens. The visitation will be held on Friday, April 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com