Phillips Blackhawks Memories
Please help us fill out this partial listing of who
Help us fill out this partial listing of who served in which branch:
Listing by class
Places still on many maps
Places, mostly company camps, now gone
Hutchinson County Map,
Hutchinson County Map
Doug Adkins, Elementary school principal and
teacher, died September 3, 2012. Mr. Adkins' obituary is
Bill Clemmons, PHS Girls Basketball
Coach in 1970's, died May 27, 2008. Here is a tribute to Coach Clemmons.
Owner & Manager of Cut-Rate Grocery, died September 1, 2009. Mr. Badeen's obituary,
eulogy and remembrance are here.
& Guy Chivers and 66 Cleaners, a remembrance
Velma Sparks England, long-time elementary
school teacher, died February 7, 2011. Her obituary is
Zenora Herron Erdmann, long-time 4th grade
teacher, died May 24, 2010.
Joed Forbus, PHS football coach, died May 20, 2013. His obituary is
Maurine Forbus, PHS Math teacher, died March 22, 2003. Her obituary is
James R. "Jocko" Harris, PHS Football coach and History teacher, died
February 28, 2007. Here is Coach Harris'
Joe Hayes, coach, teacher & administrator, died February 14, 2012. His obituary
Joe Means, PHS Football coach, died April 26,
2009. Here is Coach Means' obituary.
Martha Noel, PHS Biology Teacher, died August 6, 2009. Here is Miss Noel's
Freda Shuttlesworth, PHS Volleyball Coach, died September 13, 2015.
Here is Mrs. Shuttlesworth's obituary.
Nora Potter Sims, PHS elementary teacher, died September 5, 2012.
Here is Mrs. Sims' obituary.
Ruby Ellen Stanton, manager of the Quick Stop in
Phillips for 17 years and mother of Larry Stanton PHS61, died October 28, 2009.
Her obituary is here.
Elsie Ione Thompson, PHS Home Economics teacher, died July 16,
2009. Here is Mrs. Thompson's
Whittet, 2nd and 3rd grade teacher 1942-1965 who was surprised by 30 former
Phillips students showing up to help her celebrate her 100th birthday,
died March 27, 2010. Her obituary is
A brief history of Phillips Petroleum Company
Thank you letter from Frank Phillips for renaming our town from Whittenburg
to Phillips, January 1938
66 publication with 1955 feature story on Mr. Robbins, Mrs. Creel & Mrs.
Class of 1957 website:
http://classreport.org/usa/tx/phillips/phs/1957/ (a good idea for ALL PHS
Map of Phillips, Texas 1970's
Map of Phillips
Partial listing of
[Class of '61]
Town of Phillips Began as Company Camp Borger News
Herald, Sunday, October 8, 1978
Oil Company Town, Facing Eviction, Digs in for Legal Battle New York
Times, February 23, 1986
Sunday, July 12, 2009
School Song: Oh, the orange and the black over all ...
[Hear the entire John Philip
Sousa march "Stars & Stripes Forever" played in mp3 format by the Dallas Wind
More Phillips Heritage:
Phillips Chronicles 1926-1990
For a hardcopy send $3 to PHS Alumni Association, P.O. Box 1710,
Borger TX 79008
Bryan Hampton's Memory -- sold out
Photos of 1957 PHS football game from Kenneth Jackson on
Video of Phillips -- Then and Now
Compiled by Linda Darnell '63 and Sharon Darnell '65
1964 PHS Yearbook Scanned by Sharon Darnell '65
1965 PHS Yearbook Scanned by Sharon Darnell '65
1948, 1951-1960, and 1974-1977 PHS Yearbooks are on
the Facebook page: You know you're from Phillips when...
Another Facebook page for PHS alums is: Phillips Texas Kids
Stained Glass and Railroad Tracks: http://amarillo.com/local-news/news/2018-02-13/beilue-no-ghost-writer-needed-ghost-town
Memories elsewhere on the Web:
Songs on the
Jukebox 1950-1982: These songs will play in the background as you
do other work on your computer.
Top 20 songs for each year on the Jukebox 1940's - 1999 at The Music
TV As it was...: A trip down memory lane from the
1950's to the 1970's
Cars to remember: Antique & Classic Cars 1902-1970's
More cars to remember mostly from the '50's and '60's
Photos & music from the 1940's and 1950's
Lost in the '50's
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updated: 14 February 2018