Phillip and the former Sharon Belle Castleberry were married on May 29, 1964 at the Benton Church of Christ by Walter Edwards. Their attendants were Phyllis Minter Collins and the late Glen Collins.
Sharon is the daughter of the late Paul and Lillie Castleberry. She is retired from Kenlake Foods.
Phillip is the son of the late Ina Belle Thompson and grandparents, Lenard and Ida Thompson. He is the owner of Thompson Upholstery.
They have four children, Madonna Boone of Benton, Shannon Thompson of Driftwood, Texas, Greg Thompson of Carbondale, Illinois and Andy Thompson of Benton. They have six grandchildren.