Phillips, Virgie Beatrice
Virgie Beatrice Phillips died early Sunday morning August 26, 2007 at New River Valley Medical Center. She was born in Pulaski County August 6, 1923 to the late H. J. Phillips and Ida Vivian Cox Phillips.
She worked as a telephone operator for C & P Telephone for 33 years. She was a member of Radford Worship Center, where she enjoyed taking part in the senior activities. She was a stamp collector and enjoyed working crossword puzzles. She will be remembered for her sweet disposition and good cooking.
She is preceded in death by three brothers Fred, Ulysses, and Max Phillips and sisters, Jesse P. Feather Taylor and Zola P. Lancaster. She is survived by two sisters, Bertha Adith Phillips and Juanita Bernice Phillips both of Radford; nieces, Elizabeth (Beth) C. Lancaster of Snowville and Connie Phillips Bennett and husband Ron of Candler, N.C.; nephews, Jonathan Phillip Lancaster of Snowville, Sam Feather and wife Gale of Blue Ridge, and David Phillips and wife Carol of Independence Mo.; four special great-nieces, Cynthia Pierce of Dunwoody, Ga., Debbie Rush of Conyers, Ga., and Kathy Mudd and Jenny Phillips, both of Monticello, Ga.; and brother-in-law Lowell Lancaster of Dublin.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Radford Worship Center with the Rev. Hal Adams officiating. Interment will follow in the Phillips Family Cemetery in Pulaski County. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The Phillips family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.