Myrtle Augusta Spicer Phillips, age 94, of Todd, passed on to be with the Lord on March 1, 2020. Myrtle was born July 4, 1924 in Hays, NC to Johnson and Lula Spicer. She met her husband, Ray Phillips of Todd while working in Baltimore, Maryland. They moved back to Todd in 1945. Mrs. Phillips worked a number of years at Peerless Hosiery Mill in West Jefferson, before retiring from IRC/TRW of Boone. Myrtle (Granny) was also a wonderful cook, cooking for all her family and their friends for years as well as for all choose and cut families that came to visit. She also loved gardening and walking in the woods, picking berries and apples.
Myrtle was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Ray Phillips. She is survived by her son, Wayne Phillips, and four grandchildren, Christy, Donovan, Tate and Branson, as well as several great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Phillips will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, March 4th, at 2 o'clock, at South Fork Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 o'clock, prior to services, at the church. Graveside services will follow in the Woodford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the South Fork Baptist Church, 157 South Fork Church Road, Todd, NC 28684.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Phillips family.