Rev. John M. Phillips, 84, of Mount Vernon, passed away at 4:18 A.M., Wednesday, July 1, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mount Vernon. FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 4, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, with Mr. J. Howard Kraps officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Jefferson County. Friends of the Rev. John M. Phillips Family may call from 5 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, July 3, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.