Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

December 31, 2013

Caleb Phifer

Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE —  Funeral services for Caleb Phifer, age 8, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Pastor Paul Gates officiating.  Burial will be at Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Maydelle.

Caleb was born June 6, 2005 in Palestine and passed away Thursday, December 26, 2013 in Jacksonville.

He is preceded in death by his great-grandmothers, Mildred Baker and Corinne Minter; grandmother, Denise Mims; grandfather, Billy Wayne Mettlen; grandmother, Wanda Lumus “G”.

Survivors include his parents, Charles and Malley Phifer; brothers, Brandon and Blake Phifer of Jacksonville; sister, Castinn Phifer of South Carolina; grandparents, Cindy Mettlen of Buffalo, Ronda and Gordon Starr of Gallatin, Larry and Deanna Phifer of Elkhart, great-grandmother, Thelma Starr; great-grandfathers, Malcom Baker of Buffalo and J. D. Mims of Maydelle.

Pallbearers will be Jack Knighton, Matthew Baretine, Colton Morris, Justus Morris, Matt Morris, and Marvin Blake.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, December 30, 2013 at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.