Will of W.H. Phillips

Copies of the pages from the Will Book below transcription

Written Oct 29, 1918

submitted by Vicky Dennis


I, W.H. PHILLIPS of Shirley, in the State of Arkansas, being of sound
 and disposing mind and memory , do make, ordain publish and declare
 this to be my last will and testament, hereby canceling and revoking
 any and all former wills by me made.
 

Article I. I direct that my funeral expenses and any just debts that I
 may owe at the time of my death first be paid out of any moneys or any
 property, real or personal. That I may have or own at the time of my
 death 
 

Article 2. there being no children born of our marriage, I give,
 devise, and bequeath to my beloved wife, NELLIE PHILLIPS, absolutely
 and in fee simple, all moneys, real property, personal and mixed
 property that I know own and all that I shall own at the time of my
 death, regardless of where said property shall be located.
 

Article 3. I name constitute and appoint my said wife NELLIE PHILLIPS
 as the executrix of this my last will and testament and request that
 she be allowed to serve with out bond.
 

In witness whereof I have hereunto signed my name in the Town of
 Clinton, Arkansas, on this the 29th of October 1918, in the presence
 of the witnesses whose names are signed at the end of this will, which
 said witnesses have signed and attested this will at my request.

W.H. Phillips

 

We the undersigned hereby certify and attest that on the 29th day of
 October 1918, W.H. PHILLIPS of Shirley Arkansas. The above named
 testator was of sound and disposing mind and memory, that he signed
 the foregoing instrument in our presence and declared the same to be
 his last will and testament and request and we, at his request and in
 his presents and in the presents of each other have hereunto signed
 our names as subscribing and attesting witnesses.

G.W. Owens

Garner Fraser
 

 

This instrument was filed and recorded this the 3rd day of January 1930.

A.A. Cattrel Clerk

By: C.F. Burgess 

 

In the Van Buren Probate Court
 

In the matter of the last will and testament of W.H. PHILLIPS 

Deposition of GARNER FRASER

Comes GARNER FRASER and oath says:

That he is one of the subscribing witnesses to the annexed last will
 and testament of W.H. PHILLIPS now deceased.
 

That on the 29th day of October 1918, he said W.H. PHILLIPS of Shirley,
 Arkansas, was of sound and disposing mind and memory; that he signed
 the annexed instrument in the presence of G.W. OWENS and the affiant
 and declared said instrument to be his last will and testament; and
 that the said G.W. Owens and the affiant at the ? of the testator,
 W.H. PHILLIPS and in his presence and in the presence of each other,
 signed our names as  subscribed and attesting witnesses to said
witnesses. G.W. OWENS, is now deceased.

Garner Fraser 

Subscribed and sworn to before this the 3rd day of January 1930. 

 

A.A. Cattrel Clerk

By: C.F. Burgess