Harrell Phillips 
New Song Music Director / Assistant Organist
harrell@huntsvillefirst.org | ext. 219

Harrell was born and raised in Algood, Tennessee. He graduated from Tennessee Tech, Cookeville, TN, in 1965 (B. S. Math). He is married to Paula Weaver, from Tullahoma, Tennessee, in 1965, and they have one daughter, Elizabeth Phillips Bowman. Elizabeth is married to Gene Bowman and they have a son, Zachary Bowman. Harrell served in Tennessee National Guard, Cookeville, Tennessee, in 1965-1971. He is a retired NASA Engineer, 33 years at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. He is currently the New Song Music Director and pianist for the service. He plays organ on as needed basis for Traditional Worship, funerals, and weddings. He has been on the music staff at FUMC for over 30 years.