Leelon Thomas Phillips enlisted in the U.S. Navy on December 7, 1937, serving 39 months in China and the Philippines. He re-enlisted December 7, 1941. He died in Brooklyn Navy Hospital January 7, 1942, at the age of 22. He was a member of McCalla Venue Baptist Church and graduated from Knoxville High School. Son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Phillips, 208 Fern St., Knoxville.
Burial at Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville

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